GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jean Louisme scored 15 points, making 4 of 8 3-pointers, to help North Carolina A&T blow out South Carolina State 58-35 Saturday in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.
Jeremy Underwood cracked double figures with 10 points, helping North Carolina A&T (14-15, 7-7) snap a three-game losing streak.
Austin Witter finished with four blocks to give him 86 for the season, breaking Thomas Coleman's record of 85 set during 2008-09 season.
On top 27-20 at halftime, the Aggies started the second half on a 26-9 run to take their biggest lead of the game, 53-29, with 5:07 left to play. Jeremy Underwood capped the run with a free throw, and North Carolina A&T held at least a 20-point lead the rest of the way.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|