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Ohio defeats North Carolina A&T 93-82

Nov 18, 2009 - 4:11 AM ATHENS, Ohio(AP) -- Jay Kinney scored 23 points and Ohio defeated North Carolina A&T 93-82 on Tuesday night.

Kinney was 5 of 9 from 3-point range as the Bobcats shot 42.9 percent from behind the arc (12 of 28).

Kinney hit a 3-pointer for a 26-10 lead with 11:43 left in the first half, capping a 26-7 Ohio run.

The Aggies (1-2), who scored the game's first points on a 3-pointer by Nic Simpson, didn't threaten the rest of the way.

DeVaughn Washington scored 18 points, D.J. Cooper 15 and Steven Coleman 12 for the Bobcats, who extended their non-conference winning streak to 29 games.

Kenneth Van Kempen had 11 rebounds as Ohio outrebounded the Aggies 46-34.

Simpson led five North Carolina A&T players in double figures with 22 points. Robert Johnson scored 14, Tavarus Alston 12, Demetrius Upchurch 11 and Thomas Coleman had 10 points for the Aggies.