Scores

Final

Savannah State 57

(17-13, 10-5 MEAC)

N Carolina A&T 59

(15-15, 8-7 MEAC)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

9:00 PM ET, March 4, 2013

Corbett Sports Center, Greensboro, North Carolina

1 2 T
SAV 18 3957
NCAT 33 2659

Top Performers

Savannah State: R. Hassan 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

North Carolina A&T: A. Witter 2 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 6 Blk

NC A&,T 59, Savannah St. 57

Associated Press

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- 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 at 52 on Deven Williams' 3-pointer with 2:41 to play.

After the Aggies went up 56-52 on a pair of free throws from Powell and Middleton each, the Tigers cut the deficit one, 56-55, behind Rashad Hassan's free throw and Preston Blackman's layup with 28 seconds left.

Middleton made three free throws in the final 30 seconds and Hassan missed a layup for the Tigers with 6 seconds left to seal the victory for the Aggies.

Blackman scored 17 points for the Savannah State (17-13, 10-5).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAV
NCAT
Points 57 59
FG Made-Attempted 18-45 (.400) 18-52 (.346)
3P Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 4-16 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 15-26 (.577) 19-32 (.594)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 15

2012-13 Season

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