GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Ronald Jackson scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Kaeron Langley dished 10 assists and scored the game-winning basket, and North Carolina A&T beat Morgan State 57-53 on Saturday to win its fifth straight.
The Aggies led 25-23 at halftime and 32-29 early in the second half on Sherwyn Devonish-Princes jumper after a 7-1 run. Jackson's dunk tied it at 37 and the Aggies pulled ahead 49-47 on Andre Jackson's 3 with 5:52 to go. The lead traded hands until Langley's driving floater in the lane put the Aggies up 55-53 with 56 seconds left. Morgan State missed a jumper and 3-pointer before Jackson iced it with two free throws.
Ibrahim Sylla scored 10 points and blocked four shots and Jackson had four steals for the Aggies (9-9, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who were outrebounded 41-28 but forced 19 turnovers.
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|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|