North Carolina Central got 24 points from Justin Wright en route to a 67-62 victory over South Carolina State on Thursday at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.
North Carolina Central got 12 points from Eric Boone and another 10 points from Kris Monroe. Kris Monroe contributed 4 assists, while Eric Boone cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
South Carolina State got 23 points from Antonio TJ Madlock in a losing cause and another 13 points from Rahsaan Edwards. Jemel Davis contributed 2 assists for them, while Deaquan Williams had 6 rebounds.
North Carolina Central was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored North Carolina Central as they grabbed 34 boards, while South Carolina State only had 31