PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Femi Olujobi scored 17 points and the go-ahead 3-pointer late and North Carolina A&T edged out Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-64 on Saturday to win its fifth straight.
The Aggies entered tied for first in the conference standings with North Carolina Central (12-8, 5-0).
Olujobi's go-ahead 3 with 2:13 to play broke open a back-and-forth game for a 65-62 lead, but Ahmad Frost's putback in the lane cut it 65-64 with 45 seconds left. The Hawks turned it over and were forced to foul Edmead, who made 1 of 2 free throws with 2.8 seconds left.
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.
Top recruits are starting to take their official visits, meaning it's time to make some predictions about where they're leaning.
Missouri guard Cullen VanLeer is retiring from basketball after tearing his ACL in the Tigers' final regular-season game last season.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|