North Carolina A&T 67, Howard 63
WASHINGTON (AP)—Sean Booker scored 17 points and Jason Wills added 15 to help North Carolina A&T come from behind to defeat Howard 67-63 Monday.
The win snapped a six-game losing streak for the Aggies (5-21, 4-11 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), while the Bison (5-19, 2-13) dropped their 13th straight.
Howard appeared to be on its way to snapping out of its slump when it took a 31-24 lead at halftime. They extended the lead to 47-35 with 11:10 on the clock. But the Aggies stepped up with an 18-5 run, taking a 53-52 lead with 6:45 remaining.
Booker scored 13 of his points and Wills got 10 points all in the second half.
The game eventually came down to foul shots, and the Aggies did a better job, hitting five of eight in the last minute.
Reggie Bates scored a career-high 19 points, Will Gant added 13 and Darryl Hudson scored 12 points.