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Louisville Is A 26-Point Favorite Over North Carolina A&T

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have opened up as a 26-point favorite over the North Carolina A&T Aggies. North Carolina A&T defeated Liberty on Tuesday night in the first round of the tournament. This was the first NCAA tournament win for the school in over 30 years. A&T finished 20-16 on the year and earned a big by winning the MEAC tournament. The Aggies are...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA tournament primer: North Carolina A&T

North Carolina A&T (19-16, 8-8 MEAC) RPI: 219 Coach: Jerry Eaves, 10th season, 1st NCAA appearance Last NCAA Tournament appearance: Lost in first round to Wake Forest (1995) Notable wins: Eastern Kentucky Key Player The Aggies primarily run their offense through guard Lamont Middleton and forward Adrian Powell, and it was Powell, a senior, who carried the team through to the...
Via Fox Sports South
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Poor FT shooting dooms Morgan St in MEAC final

Early in the season, having tried everything he could think of to help solve his team's free-throw shooting woes, Morgan State coach Todd Bozeman finally decided to ignore it, and focus instead on defense. The strategy worked, to a great degree, leading to an eight-game winning streak that brought the Bears to the brink of their third tournament championship in the past five...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 57, Morgan St. 54

Adrian Powell scored 14 points, including two critical free throws with 23.4 seconds to play, and then blocked a potential tying 3-pointer in the final seconds Saturday as North Carolina A&T beat Morgan State 57-54 to win its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament title since 1995. Lamont Middleton added 13 points, all in the second half, as the seventh-seeded Aggies...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 55, NC Central 42

Lamont Middleton and Adrian Powell scored 13 points each as seventh-seeded North Carolina A&T rode a stingy defensive performance to a 55-42 upset win over second-seeded North Carolina Central Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament. The Aggies (17-16) snapped a five-game losing streak in the rivalry by holding the Eagles (22-9...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 59, Savannah St. 57

Adrian Powell scored 18 points and Lamont Middleton added 17, helping North Carolina A&T hold off Savannah State 59-57 Monday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference matchup. Bruce Beckford added 11 points and seven rebounds to help North Carolina A&T (15-15, 8-7) win its fifth straight home game. Trailing 33-18 at halftime, Savannah State fought back to tie the game...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 65, Bethune-Cookman 55

Lamont Middleton scored 17 points as North Carolina A&T's offense shot 64.7 percent in the second half in a 65-55 win over Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference-foe Bethune-Cookman Saturday. The Aggies (12-12, 5-4) hit 11 of 17 after halftime, helping make up for a 10-of-25 showing before the break, when they led 28-25. Bethune-Cookman (9-15, 4-5) fared little better from the...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 63, Coppin St. 62

Adrian Powell scored 23 points and Jeremy Underwood hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 9 seconds showing to lift North Carolina A&T over Coppin State 63-62 Monday in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action. Lamont Middleton added 14 points and 10 rebounds while Austin Witter chipped in eight points, eight rebounds and five assists North Carolina A&T. Witter's layup with...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 61, Howard 37

Adrian Powell had 23 points and seven rebounds to lead North Carolina A&T to a 61-37 victory over Howard University in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game on Saturday. The Aggies led 22-11 on a 3-pointer by Powell midway through the first half, and after Simuel Frazier's jumper made it 22-13, A&T scored the final 16 points of the period for a 38-13 advantage at the...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 68, Florida A&M 40

Lamont Middleton scored 18 points with seven rebounds as North Carolina A&T routed Florida A&M 68-40 Monday night to win its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game of the season. The Aggies (8-10, 1-2) made 7 of 19 3-point attempts, with Middleton going 3 of 4 from long range, and shot 48 percent (24 of 50) from the field. The 40 points marked the Rattlers' lowest...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 71, Georgia Southern 65

Adrian Powell and Jean Louisme each turned in 23 points as North Carolina A&T put together its first two-game win streak of the year by defeating Georgia Southern 71-65 Saturday night in nonconference action. Powell added nine rebounds while Louisme's scoring output marked a career high with the Aggies (7-9). Jeremy Underwood added 12 points off the bench, and he, Powell...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 81, Radford 77

Lamont Middleton scored 19 points, including five free throws in the last 42 seconds, as North Carolina A&T edged Radford 81-77 Wednesday night. The Aggies (6-9), who got a game-high 22 points from Adrian Powell, had two others in double figures: Bruce Beckford (15 points) and Austin Witter (10). But a big free-throw advantage gave North Carolina A&T the win. The Aggies...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

NC A&T 78, E. Kentucky 67

Jean Louisme scored 18 points and Adrian Powell 16 as North Carolina A&T overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to knock off Eastern Kentucky 78-67 on Wednesday. Austin Witter had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Lamont Middleton added 12 points and eight assists for the Aggies (5-7). Mike DiNunno led Eastern Kentucky (9-2) with 22 points, including 5-of-8 shooting from 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T 76, NJIT 71

Lamont Middleton made 12 free throws en route to 24 points and Adrian Powell chipped in 16 points to lead North Carolina A&T over New Jersey Institute of Technology 76-71 Thursday night, snapping the Highlanders' five-game home winning streak. Dametrius Upchurch added 11 points and Austin Witter pulled down 13 rebounds for the Aggies (4-6), who outrebounded NJIT 47-37. ...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

NC Central 66, NC A&T 62

Stanton Kidd scored a career-high 24 points Saturday to lead North Carolina Central over North Carolina A&T 66-62 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Only four players scored for the Eagles (5-4), but that was enough to offset a superb performance by Adrian Powell. The North Carolina A&T forward scored a game-high 29 points. He made 10 of 18 shots...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T 85, Campbell 60

Five players scored in double figures to lead North Carolina A&T to an 85-60 win over Campbell on Friday afternoon in the Global Sports Classic in Las Vegas. Bruce Beckford led with 19 points and eight rebounds. Beckford was 8 of 8 from the field. Lamont Middleton also scored 19. Adrian Powell added 14 points. R.J. Buck, who was 3 of 3 from 3-point range, had 13 points, as did...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T 83, Greensboro 52

Austin Witter scored 10 points, grabbed nine boards and had four steals in North Carolina A&T's 83-52 win over Division III Greensboro College on Friday night in the Aggies' season opener. DaMetrius Upchurch led the Aggies with 14 points, Lamont Middleton had 13, Jean Louisme added 10 off the bench and Adrian Powell chipped in nine. Powell also grabbed a team-high 10...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Howard 51, NC A&T 50

Calvin Thompson scored 15 points, including a tiebreaking layup with 48 seconds remaining, as Howard defeated North Carolina A&T 51-50 Tuesday in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament. Thompson's basket gave the 10th-seeded Bison (10-20) a 49-47 lead after neither team had scored for 4 minutes. DaMetrius Upchurch made one free throw with 29 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Norfolk St. 72, NC A&T 65

Kyle O'Quinn had 14 points and 13 rebounds for his 19th double-double of the season as Norfolk State held off North Carolina A&T 72-65 Thursday night for its fourth straight win in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Spartans (22-9, 13-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led by 15 in the second half and were up 66-56 with 2:25 to go. The Aggies then used a 9-2...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina A&T tops South Carolina State 79-75

Austin Witter scored 16 points and DaMetrius Upchurch had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead North Carolina A&T to a 79-75 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday. Upchurch hit two free throws with 1:57 remaining and another with 42 seconds left to give the Aggies (12-17, 7-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) a 75-72 lead. After Joe Ikhinmwin missed a layup for the Bulldogs...
Via Fox Sports
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T 79, SC State 75

Austin Witter scored 16 points and DaMetrius Upchurch had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead North Carolina A&T to a 79-75 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday. Upchurch hit two free throws with 1:57 remaining and another with 42 seconds left to give the Aggies (12-17, 7-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) a 75-72 lead. After Joe Ikhinmwin missed a layup for the Bulldogs...
Via Fox Sports
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T 85, SC State 55

Nic Simpson scored 17 points, leading five North Carolina A&T players in double figures in an 85-55 rout of South Carolina State on Saturday. North Carolina A&T (11-15, 6-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) used an early 14-2 run to lead 16-5 with 5:55 elapsed. It had a 43-29 advantage after shooting 61.5 percent (16 of 26) in the first half, and never led by fewer than 13...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T dominates Md.-Eastern Shore 91-66

Marc Hill led five Aggies in double-figures as North Carolina A&T routed Maryland-Eastern Shore 91-66 on Saturday for their fifth straight win. Adrian Powell had 15 points while Austin Witter, Nic Simpson, and R.J. Buck all added 11 for North Carolina A&T. Hill was 7 of 11 from the field and made all four of his 3-point attempts for the Aggies. North Carolina A&T ...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T 91, Md.-Eastern Shore 66

Marc Hill led five Aggies in double-figures as North Carolina A&T routed Maryland-Eastern Shore 91-66 on Saturday for their fifth straight win. Adrian Powell had 15 points while Austin Witter, Nic Simpson, and R.J. Buck all added 11 for North Carolina A&T. Hill was 7 of 11 from the field and made all four of his 3-point attempts for the Aggies. North Carolina A&T ...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

NC A&T 93, Coppin St. 92

Adrian Powell hit a 3-pointer with 39 seconds left in overtime and North Carolina A&T held on to beat Coppin State 93-92 on Monday night. Coppin State had three chances to win, but Akeem Ellis missed a 3, Michael Harper a jumper and Antonio Williams a layup in the final 16 seconds. Nic Simpson, whose layup as regulation expired sent the game into overtime, 81-81, led the Aggies...
Via Fox Sports
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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