Scores

Final

Utah Valley 52

(3-5, 1-4 away)

N Carolina Cent 70

(4-4, 3-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 27, 2012

    McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, Durham, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    UVU 18 3452
    NCCU 40 3070

    Top Performers

    Utah Valley: B. Aird 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast

    North Carolina Central: R. Willis 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    NC Central 70, Utah Valley St. 52

    Associated Press

    DURHAM, N.C. -- Ray Willis scored 15 points as North Carolina Central rebounded from one of the worst offensive performances in program history to beat Utah Valley 70-52 Tuesday in a nonconference affair.

    The Eagles (4-4) scored more points in the first half Tuesday (40) than they did the entire game in a 38-36 loss to Wagner last Saturday. The team shot just 22.6 percent (12 of 53) in that loss, but managed 56.8 percent (25 of 44) Tuesday.

    Willis led the charge on 6-of-11 shooting, while Stanton Kidd (14 points) and Jay Copeland Jr. (11 points) also scored in double figures. Emanuel Chapman finished with nine assists, one short of a season high.

    The Eagles opened on a 13-3 run that included consecutive 3-point makes by Jeremy Ingram, Chapman and then Chapman again. Utah Valley (3-5) limped into halftime down 40-18.

    Ben Aird led the Wolverines with 12 points and nine rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UVU
    NCCU
    Points 52 70
    FG Made-Attempted 20-52 (.385) 25-44 (.568)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 26

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