DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jeremy Ingram scored 17 points to lead North Carolina Central to its 10th straight win, a dominating 92-49 victory over Florida A&M Monday night.
The victory, the 21st consecutive at home, avenged the Eagles' lone loss in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play when Florida A&M pulled off a 63-60 win January 11. NCCU remains atop the conference standings ahead of second-place Norfolk State.
NCCU (18-5, 9-1), which led 47-36 at the half, dominated the second period, scoring 45 points while limiting A&M to 13. The Rattlers made only 5 of 30 field goal attempts in the final period. The Eagles made 53.3 percent of their field goal attempts for the game.
Karamo Jawara tied a career high with 14 points and had a career-best five steals for NCCU. Jay Copeland added 11 points.
Jamie Adams had 12 points and Reggie Lewis and Trey Kellum had 10 apiece for A&M (8-16, 4-7).