NC A&T beats Howard 86-77 in MEAC Tournament quarterfinal
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ronald Jackson scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tyler Maye added 23 points and second-seeded North Carolina A&T beat No. 10 seed Howard 86-77 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night.
North Carolina A&T (17-15) will play the Norfolk State-Coppin State winner in a semifinal on Friday.
Howard cut a double-digit deficit to 74-69 with three minutes to play, but Haygood made the next basket and Maye hit four free throws as the Aggies pulled away.