The Aggies (15-9, 8-1 Mid Eastern Athletic Conference) moved into a first-place tie with Savannah State in the MEAC despite shooting 36.7 percent from the field and having an 11-point lead in the second half trimmed to one with a minute left.
North Carolina A&T trailed 30-28 at halftime, but Langley had five points during an 11-0 run that put the Aggies ahead 43-32 with 13:30 remaining. The Hornets countered with seven straight points and later closed within 52-51 on Jonathan Walker's layup with 1:05 to go, then forced a turnover before missing three shots in the final seconds with a chance at the lead.
After Langley made two free throws to put the Aggies up three with two seconds left, Delaware State's Kavon Waller missed a 3-point try to attempt to force overtime.
Joseph Lewis finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets (2-23, 0-10), while Walker also had 12 points.
Isaiah Stewart a big addition for UW, but one-and-done a possibility
Isaiah Stewart will be an immediate matchup problem in the Pac-12, but is the 6-foot-9, 245-pounder a one-and-done threat?
Barefield scores 22, Allen 21; Utah beats Colorado 78-69
Utah didn't let a week off between games go to waste. The Utes used their extra practice time to put additional emphasis on having active hands and active feet on defense. All of that increased focus paid off big time against Colorado.
Jackson hits 4 3s, scores 21 as Omaha beats S. Dakota 75-68
Zach Jackson and Mitch Hahn combined to score 29 of their 36 points in the second half and Omaha beat South Dakota 75-68 on Sunday night to snap a three-game skid against the Coyotes.
|North Carolina A&T||4-0||0.5||9-9|
|North Carolina Central||3-1||1.5||8-10|
|South Carolina State||2-2||2.5||4-16|