DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Lamont Middleton hit two free throws with four seconds left, then stole the ball two seconds later to seal North Carolina A&T's 70-67 conference-opening win over Bethune Cookman Saturday afternoon.
The win snapped a 16-game losing streak at Daytona Beach for the Aggies, dating back to 1995.
Jeremy Underwood gave the Aggies a four-point lead by hitting two free throws with :27 left, but missed a pair 12 seconds later.
Clemmye Owens drilled a 3-pointer for the Wildcats to make it 68-67 with seven seconds left.
Middleton finished with 21 points to lead North Carolina A&T (4-11, 1-0), with Richaud Pack adding 19.
Trapp finished with 18 points to lead the Wildcats, Kynard and Owens each contributing 15 points.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
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.
|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|