Devonte Boykins' 3-pointer with six seconds left reduced North Carolina A&T's deficit to 88-85 before Rogers' dunk at the buzzer ended the game.
Ian Kinard made 1 of 2 free throws and South Carolina State led 87-77 with 22 seconds left.
Raymon Pratt made it a seven-point contest with a 3-point play with 12 seconds remaining before Kinard fouled him to send Pratt back to the foul line and he made both. Rogers made 1 of 2 free throws for an 88-82 lead before Boykins' 3.
South Carolina State (9-17, 5-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) got 13 points from Janai Rayner-Powell and 11 from James Richardson. South Carolina State led by double figures most of the second half.
Davaris McGowens led North Carolina A&T (15-10, 8-2) with 26 points and Boykins scored 13.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.
Alabama's Avery Johnson sits down with Paul Finebaum to reflect on being the basketball coach at a "football school."
|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|