PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Jeremy Ingram had 14 points as North Carolina Central came back to take a 66-62 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore Monday night.
NC Central, which has now won eight straight games, held a slim lead most of the second half and was ahead 60-56 when KyRee Jones made a 3-pointer and Francis Ezeiru made two free throws to give UMES a 61-60 lead with 2:08 remaining. Emanuel Chapman answered with two free throws and Karamo Jawara made a layup to give NCCU a 64-61 advantage with 18 seconds left.
NCCU held a 41-39 halftime advantage.