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NC A&T defeats NC Central 23-17 in 2 OTs

Oct 4, 2009 - 3:16 AM GREENSBORO, N.C.(AP) -- Carlton Fears threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Wallace Miles in the second overtime to lead North Carolina A&T to a 23-17 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday night.

Fears passed for 166 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 58 yards to help the Aggies (3-2) break a three-game losing streak to the Eagles (0-5).

Fears was 8-for-20, and Miles caught four passes for 101 yards and two touchdowns. His 37-yard touchdown catch gave the Aggies a 7-0 lead with 9:53 left in the first quarter.

North Carolina A&T led 17-7, but the Eagles scored 10 fourth-quarter points to force overtime. Michael Johnson threw a 73-yard touchdown pass to Will Scott to cut the lead to 17-14 with 12:28 left in the game and Frankie Cardelle hit a 20-yard field goal with 2:36 remaining.

Scott caught five passes for 179 yards.