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North Carolina A&T beats Howard 52-32 for 1st win

Oct 23, 2010 - 11:03 PM GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- George Hines threw for three touchdowns and North Carolina A&T defeated Howard 52-32 on Saturday, snapping a 10-game losing streak in its first win of the season.

The last previous win for the Aggies (1-7, 1-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) came at Howard, 30-19, one day shy of a year ago.

The Aggies scored on their first possession, using three plays to go 74 yards, capped by a 26-yard pass from Hines to Wallace Miles.

Then on Howard's first possession, the Bison (1-4, 0-3) committed the first of their five turnovers. Jeremy Graham returned the fumble 38 yards for a 14-0 North Carolina A&T lead.

The Bison responded with 12 straight points but turned the ball over two more times for 14 Aggies points. North Carolina A&T then pulled away, taking a 42-19 halftime lead.

Randy Liggins had two touchdown passes for Howard.