NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Justin Wright had 23 points in North Carolina Central's 89-59 victory over Delaware State on Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.
Wright added seven rebounds for the Eagles (18-11). Devin Butts finished 5 of 10 from 3-point range to add 15 points. Eric Boone was 5-of-9 shooting (3 for 5 from distance) to finish with 13 points and six assists and Brendan Medley-Bacon added 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting. The Eagles picked up their eighth straight win.
The Hornets (6-24) were led in scoring by Khyrie Staten, who finished with 18 points. Martez Robinson added 13 points for Delaware State. In addition, Cameron Stitt had 12 points and 10 rebounds.