Whatley’s late heroics help NC A&T past UNC Asheville 73-71
Jan 19, 2022, 4:15 AM | Updated: 6:16 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Whatley made 1 of 2 foul shots with eight seconds left and North Carolina A&T held of UNC Asheville for a 73-71 win on Wednesday night.
Whatley then turned around on the defensive end to block Tajion Jones’ 3-point attempt just before the horn sounded to preserve the win.
Demetric Horton scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for North Carolina A&T (9-10, 4-1 Big South Conference). David Beatty added 15 points, Marcus Watson 14 and Collin Smith grabbed 10 rebounds.
Drew Pember had 20 points and three blocks for the Bulldogs (10-8, 2-3). Jones had 19 points and six rebounds and Coty Jude scored 12.
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