High Point beats NC Central 73-64

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP)—Earnest Bridges scored a team-high 21 points to lead High Point over North Carolina Central 73-64 on Wednesday night.

Eugene Harris added 14 points and went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line for the Panthers (3-4), who shot 47.7 percent from the field (27 of 57) in the win.

Jamar Briscoe scored a game-high 26 points and went 4-for-7 on 3-pointers to lead the Eagles (0-7), who shot 33.3 percent (18 of 54).

The Panthers outrebounded the Eagles 44-33 en route to victory.

North Carolina Central actually led 35-34 at halftime before High Point went on a run in the second, building a 12-point lead with just over three minutes to go in the game.

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 Top Performers
 High Point
Earnest Bridges Earnest Bridges
10-11,  21 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 N.C. Central
Jamar Briscoe Jamar Briscoe
7-14,  26 Pts
2 Rebs, 0 Assists

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