Hawkins scores 17 to lift Howard over NC Central 77-67

Feb 26, 2022, 3:04 AM | Updated: 5:05 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elijah Hawkins registered 17 points as Howard topped North Carolina Central 77-67 on Saturday.

Kyle Foster had 15 points and six rebounds for Howard (15-11, 8-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Randall Brumant added 11 points. Khalil Robinson also had 11 points.

Eric Boone tied a career high with 29 points for the Eagles (14-13, 8-4). Kris Monroe added 13 points and nine rebounds. Marque Maultsby had 10 points.

The Bison improve to 2-0 against the Eagles this season. Howard defeated North Carolina Central 75-74 on Jan. 29.

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