DURHAM, N.C. -- Raashean Davis matched his career-high with 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead North Carolina Central to a 72-61 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Delaware State Saturday, keeping the Hornets winless in conference play.
Raekwon Harney scored at the basket in the final minute of the first half to give NC Central a 40-34 lead, but Artem Tavakalyan hit a 3 with :38 left to send Delaware State into intermission trailing by just three, 40-37.
Zacarry Douglas' layup with 15:56 left in the game sparked an 8-0 run by the Eagles to go up by double digits, 54-44.
Mike Krzyzewski switched to zone last season to mask his young team's defensive frailties. Will we see that again in 2018-19?
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.
Missouri guard Cullen VanLeer is retiring from basketball after tearing his ACL in the Tigers' final regular-season game last season.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|