Scores

Final OT

N Carolina A&T 70

(8-19, 4-8 MEAC)

S Carolina St 75

(9-16, 5-7 MEAC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 17, 2014

    Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

    1 2 OT T
    NCAT 32 32 670
    SCST 30 34 1175

    Top Performers

    North Carolina A&T: L. Middleton 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    South Carolina State: M. Hezekiah 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    SC State escapes in overtime; 75-70 over NC A&T

    Associated Press

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Greg Mortimer converted a four-point play in the final minute of regulation and hit another 3-pointer in overtime as South Carolina State beat North Carolina A&T 75-70 on Monday.

    North Carolina A&T led by five with 59 seconds left in regulation until Mortimer's 3-pointer and free throw started 7-0 South Carolina State run. Lamont Middleton pushed the game into overtime with two free throws with a second remaining.

    Another Mortimer 3-pointer gave SC State the lead for good, with 2:19 left in overtime, as the Bulldogs did not allow a NC A&T field goal in the final 3 minutes.

    Matthew Hezekiah scored 17 points, on 8-of-11 shooting, and grabbed 12 rebounds for South Carolina State (9-16, 5-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Bulldogs held a 44-31 advantage on the glass.

    Middleton scored 24 points for North Carolina A&T (8-19, 4-8). The Aggies have lost five of its last six games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCAT
    SCST
    Points 70 75
    FG Made-Attempted 22-48 (.458) 27-64 (.422)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 9-27 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-33 (.636) 12-19 (.632)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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