NCCU wins a close one on the road

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 12:22 AM

Jeremy Ingram had 14 points as N.C. Central came back to take a 66-62 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore Monday night.

NCCU held a slim lead most of the second half and was ahead 60-56 when KyRee Jones made a 3-pointer and Francis Ezeiru made two free throws to give UMES a 61-60 lead with 2:08 remaining.

Emanuel Chapman answered with two free throws and Karamo Jawara made a layup to give NCCU a 64-61 advantage with 18 seconds left.

Alfonzo Houston and Jordan Parks had 11 points apiece for NCCU (16-5, 7-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

Hakeem Baxter led UMES with 17 points, Troy Snyder added 12 with eight rebounds and Ezeiru had 11 points for UMES (3-16, 1-6).

NCCU has won eight games in row.

 

NC CENTRAL 66, MD.-EASTERN SHORE 62

NC CENTRAL |MP |FG-A |FT-A |OR-T |A |PF |PT

Copeland |15 |2-2 |1-3 |1-2 |0 |5 |5
Jawara |31 |2-4 |1-2 |1-6 |2 |3 |5
Ingram |40 |4-14 |5-6 |2-2 |2 |2 |14
Chapman |37 |1-7 |4-4 |1-3 |7 |0 |7
Houston |30 |3-5 |5-6 |1-4 |3 |1 |11
Holmes |11 |3-4 |0-0 |0-1 |0 |3 |8
Parks |17 |5-8 |1-4 |2-2 |0 |3 |11
Groves |13 |2-3 |0-0 |0-1 |0 |0 |5
Eaton |6 |0-0 |0-0 |1-1 |0 |0 |0
Totals |200 |22-47 |17-25 |11-26 |14 |17 |66

Percentages: FG .468, FT .680.
3-Point Goals: 5-19, .263 (Holmes 2-3, Groves 1-2, Chapman 1-5, Ingram 1-7, Jawara 0-2).
Team Rebounds: 4.
Blocked Shots: 2 (Parks, Holmes).
Turnovers: 9 (Ingram 3, Copeland 2, Parks, Chapman, Eaton, Holmes).
Steals: 4 (Ingram 3, Chapman).
Technical Fouls: None.
 
MD.-EASTERN SHORE |MP |FG-A |FT-A |OR-T |A |PF |PT
Randall |29 |2-2 |1-1 |1-5 |0 |4 |5
Snyder |35 |4-6 |2-2 |3-8 |3 |3 |12
Ezeiru |27 |4-5 |3-5 |2-4 |1 |4 |11
Baxter |34 |5-10 |6-11 |1-4 |0 |2 |17
Jones |36 |3-13 |0-0 |0-2 |3 |1 |9
Pitt |23 |3-4 |2-3 |1-4 |5 |3 |8
Bell |8 |0-1 |0-0 |0-1 |0 |1 |0
Trim |0 |0-0 |0-0 |0-0 |0 |0 |0
Smith III |8 |0-2 |0-0 |0-0 |2 |0 |0
Totals |200 |21-43 |14-22 |10-30 |14 |18 |62

Percentages: FG .488, FT .636. 3-Point Goals: 6-15, .400 (Jones 3-9, Snyder 2-3, Baxter 1-1, Smith III 0-1, Bell 0-1).
Team Rebounds: 2.
Blocked Shots: 2 (Randall, Snyder).
Turnovers: 14 (Jones 5, Randall 4, Baxter 2, Snyder, Ezeiru).
Steals: 2 (Ezeiru, Snyder).
Technical Fouls: None.

NC Central |41 |25—66
Md.-Eastern Shore |39 |23—62

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Officials_Quez Crawford, Alvin Cox, Clyde Owens.