Recap: NC Central vs. Southern U
Laramie, WY (Sports Network) - Ray Willis scored 20 points as he led the NC Central Eagles to a 59-55 win over the Southern University Jaguars in the second round of the Global Sports Hoops Classic at Arena-Auditorium.
Willis was 12-of-12 from the free throw line and grabbed nine rebounds in the Eagles (2-2) win. Stanton Kidd recorded a double-double, scoring 13 points while pulling down 13 rebounds. They were the only players to score in double figures for NC Central.
Off the bench, Malcolm Miller led the Jaguars (1-3) in scoring with 17 points. Miller also recorded three blocks. Javan Mitchell added 14 points and Derick Beltran contributed 10 more.
NC Central outscored Southern 33-28 in the first half as it dominated inside with a 16-4 advantage on points in the paint.
The Jaguars took the second half 27-26, but it wasn't enough to overcome the first half deficit.
The Eagles shot 32.1 percent from the field but got 25 points on 31 attempts from the free throw line.Game Notes