North Carolina A&T 67, Howard 63

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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.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 N.C. A&T
S. Booker S. Booker
6-18,  17 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Howard
D. Hudson D. Hudson
5-6,  12 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

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Rebounds
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