GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Richaud Pauk scored 22 points, making 3 of 5 3-point attempts and all 11 free throw attempts, to lead North Carolina A&T to a 66-55 victory over Delaware State Monday night.
The Aggies, who never trailed in the game, held a 36-20 lead at the half. Delaware State (4-14, 0-6) closed the gap to 62-55 with 3:05 remaining following a layup by Casey Walker and 3-pointer by Tyshawn Bell. Pauk made two free throws and Beckford made a layup to seal the victory for NCA&T.
The Aggies made 10 of 21 attempts from beyond the arc and won the rebound battle, pulling down 41 compared to Delaware State's 23.
Bell led the Hornets with 17 points and Casey Walker contributed 16.
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|