High Point defeats North Carolina Central 70-58

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)—Cruz Daniels scored 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help High Point defeat North Carolina Central 70-58 on Tuesday night.

The Panthers, who snapped a four-game losing streak, shot 48.1 percent in the second half (13 of 27) after making just 11 of 31 from the field in the first half (35.5 percent).

Eugene Harris scored 14 points and Nick Barbour and Jairus Simms added 10 each for High Point (5-6).

The Panthers led 30-26 at halftime and held the Eagles (2-11) to 28.6 percent shooting in the second half (8 of 28).

High Point, which improved to 4-0 at home, outrebounded N.C. Central 48-32.

Nick Chasten scored a career-high 20 points for the Eagles, who lost their fourth straight.

C.J. Wilkers added 16 points, Michael Glasker chipped in 11 and T.J. Granger tallied 10 rebounds for N.C. Central, which shot 28.1 percent in the game (16 of 57).

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 N.C. Central
Nick Chasten Nick Chasten
6-13,  20 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists
 High Point
Cruz Daniels Cruz Daniels
3-6,  12 Pts
13 Rebs, 0 Assists

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