GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Japhet Kadji and Femi Olujobi turned in double-doubles and North Carolina A&T defeated Tennessee Tech 64-54 on Friday night.
Kadji was 6-of-8 shooting, including a pair of 3-pointers, in scoring 16 points while grabbing 10 rebounds. Olujobi was 4 of 6 from the field, scoring 11 points with 10 rebounds as the Aggies (6-4) snapped a three-game losing streak while improving to 4-0 at home. Devonte Boykins added 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists. The Aggies enjoyed a big advantage in free throws, making 13 of 20 to 1 of 4 for the Tigers.
Delano Spencer made three 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead the Tigers (5-4) with Ken’Darrius Hamilton adding 15 points and Kamar McKnight 10.
The Aggies led 27-24 at halftime but the Tigers scored the first seven points of the second half. Boykins snapped a tie with a 3-point play with 10:50 to go, added a 3-pointer seconds later, and the Aggies clung to the lead with Danzel Keyes’ dunk making it 60-49 with 44 seconds left.
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