Saturday, March 16, 2013
Aggies Are Going Dancing
North Carolina A&T defeated Morgan State in the MEAC Tournament 57-54 and will represent the conference in the NCAA Tournament.
It was one of the closest Championship Games of the Tournament as neither team could gain a comfortable lead. And accordingly, the game came down to a missed three pointer to tie by Morgan State's Dewayne Jackson at the buzzer.
The Aggies got 14 points from Adrian Powell, 13 from Lamont Middleton and 11 points and 9 rebounds from Austin Witter in the game.
The ball game was tied at the half and remained a one possession game until just over 7 minutes left to play when A&T opened up a 5 point lead. The game never got further than a two possession game from that point forward as Morgan State continued to fight back until the end.
The game featured a 5 seed against a 7 seed as the MEAC was a tournament of upsets. The Aggies will enter the NCAA Tournament with a 19-16 record.