DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Raashean Davis matched his career-high with 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead North Carolina Central to a 72-61 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Delaware State Saturday, keeping the Hornets winless in conference play.
Raekwon Harney scored at the basket in the final minute of the first half to give NC Central a 40-34 lead, but Artem Tavakalyan hit a 3 with :38 left to send Delaware State into intermission trailing by just three, 40-37.
Zacarry Douglas’ layup with 15:56 left in the game sparked an 8-0 run by the Eagles to go up by double digits, 54-44.
Reginald Gardner Jr. and Pablo Rivas scored 13 and 12 points, respectively, for NC Central (11-10, 5-2) and Jordan Perkins added 10 points, seven boards and six assists.
Jonathan Walker scored 19 points for Delaware State (2-21, 0-8). Tavakalyan added 17 points and Marquis Collins contributed 15.
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