NC Central uses spurt to pull away from NAIA St. Andrews
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Raasean Davis and Reginald Gardner Jr. scored 16 points apiece and North Carolina Central used the second half to pull away from NAIA St. Andrews 75-55 on Saturday.
Jeremias Easterling’s basket 51 seconds into the second half gave St. Andrews a 32-30 lead before Davis and Brandon Goldsmith combined for a 14-2 run to put the Eagles in control. Davis scored eight coming on a pair of dunks and a pair of layups and NC Central went up 44-34 and led by double digits the rest of the way.
Davis was 8-of-10 shooting with eight rebounds and Marius McAllister finished with 10 rebounds and eight assists. Larry McKnight Jr. added 12 points for NC Central (6-8) and Jordan Perkins scored 11.
Christian Lathan led St. Andrews with 12 points and Devonte Pettaway scored 11.