GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Kameron Langley had a triple-double with 12 points, a career-high 13 assists and 11 rebounds and North Carolina A&T beat rival North Carolina Central 77-60 on Monday night, the Aggies' eighth consecutive home victory.
Ronald Jackson grabbed eight rebounds and scored a career-high 28 points for the Aggies (13-14, 9-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) who entered a half-game behind the first-place Eagles. Kwe Parker scored 11 points and Devin Haygood had nine.
The Aggies are looking for their first MEAC regular-season title since 1991-92.
The Eagles had three turnovers and missed three straight shots before scoring their first basket while the Aggies opened with an 18-2 run and led 40-20 at halftime.
Jibiri Blount, who entered the game second in the conference in scoring with 19.3 points per game, scored eight points on 3-of-11 shooting for the Eagles.
NC A&T plays Howard at home on Saturday. NC Central faces Maryland Eastern Shore at home on Saturday.
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