Scores

Final

Savannah State 47

(17-12, 10-4 MEAC)

N Carolina Cent 51

(20-8, 13-1 MEAC)

    4:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

    McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, Durham, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    SAV 19 2847
    NCCU 24 2751

    Top Performers

    Savannah St: A. Louis 7 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    North Carolina Central: R. Willis 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    NC Central 51, Savannah St. 47

    Associated Press

    DURHAM, N.C. -- Ray Willis and Stanton Kidd scored 10 points each to lead North Carolina Central to a 51-47 victory over Savannah State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon.

    The Eagles (20-8, 13-1) shot 47.4 percent from the field (18 of 38) and won the battle on the boards 33-23.

    Preston Blackman led Savannah State (17-12, 10-4) with 13 points. The Tigers shot 39.1 percent (18 of 46) in their second consecutive loss.

    Savannah State trailed by one at 14-13 on Blackman's 3-pointer with 5:43 left in the first half, but North Carolina Central led 24-19 at halftime.

    The Tigers tied it at 40-all on Khiry White's jumper with 4:46 remaining, but Emanuel Chapman made two layups and Willis hit a free throw to push the Eagles to a 47-42 advantage with 28 seconds left. Willis made two foul shots to secure the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    NCCU
    Points 47 51
    FG Made-Attempted 18-46 (.391) 18-38 (.474)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 13-23 (.565)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 8

    2012-13 Season

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