Thursday, November 23, 2017

NC A&T tops Greensboro 104-80

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) ó Femi Olujobi scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help North Carolina A&T beat Greensboro 104-80 on Friday night.

Denzel Keyes added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Aggies, who were just 4 of 16 from distance. But NC A&T outrebounded Greensboro 50-36 and had 22 assists on 37 field goals. The Aggies also attempted 41 free throws, making 63 percent of them.

NC A&T will play Clemson on Sunday in its 30th game against an ACC team.

Nine players didn't play on the Aggies' three-win team last season. Keyes, a record-breaking wide receiver, sat out last season. Keyes led the Aggies in rebounding during the 2015-16 season at 7.3 per game.

Darus Maddox led Greensboro with 24 points and Kyle Riddley added 18 points with seven rebounds.

In the five previous series meetings, NC A&T won by an average of 23.2 points with the closest being 67-50.

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