NC A&T beats Winston-Salem 73-60
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (AP)—Tavarus Alston scored 15 points to lead North Carolina A&T to a 73-60 win over Winston-Salem on Saturday.
The Aggies (8-11) shot 50 percent from the field (30-for-60), and had five players score in double figures. Robert Johnson scored 12, Ed Jones and Nicholas Wilson scored 11 each, and Thomas Coleman scored 10.
After taking a 39-34 lead into halftime, the Aggies went on a 10-0 run to open the second half. Winston-Salem did not score until Jamal Durham made a layup with 15:14 left.
The Rams (4-13) managed to cut the Aggies’ lead to 67-60 with 3:19 remaining, but failed to score again for the remainder of the game.
Durham scored 21 points to lead the Rams, who have now lost five straight games. Diontae Gibson added 15 points.
Winston-Salem shot 36.4 percent from the field (24-for-66), and only 35 percent from the free-throw line (7-for-20).