Tynice Martin's 28 leads No. 19 West Virginia over NC A&T
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Tynice Martin had a career-high 28 points and No. 19 West Virginia beat North Carolina A&T 80-64 in the first night of the Savannah Invitational on Tuesday.
Martin scored 18 in the first half and the Mountaineers (4-0) had their largest lead of 29 points in the final minute of the second quarter before going into the break, ahead 52-28. West Virginia gave up some ground in the third quarter but pushed the lead back to 74-53 with 6:41 left in the game.
Teana Muldrow added 15 points and nine rebounds and Martin made all nine of her free throws. West Virginia was 26 of 29 from the foul line.
The Aggies (1-3) scored the first 11 points of the third quarter and kept the deficit at 13 at the end of the period, trailing 65-52.
Dana Brown had 22 points with five 3-pointers and Aliyah Kilpatrick added 17 points.