DURHAM, N.C. -- Jeremy Ingram scored 20 points as N.C. Central topped Delaware State 62-52 on Saturday.
The Eagles (11-5, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) got 13 points from Jordan Parks while Alfonzo Houston added 10. N.C. Central shot 50 percent from the floor despite going 3 of 12 from beyond the arc and 11 of 21 (52 percent) from the line.
N.C. Central led by as much as 14 in the first half en route to a 32-21 advantage at the break.
But Delaware State clawed back after intermission and after an 11-0 run took a 1-point lead at 39-38 with 10:11 left in the game.
N.C. Central regrouped, scoring the next four points on Ingram free throws, and never trailed again.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
|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|