CHICAGO (AP) — Mykea Gray scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pionter with 18 seconds left, Beatrice Mompremier had 18 points, eight rebounds and four blocks, and No. 16 Miami beat North Carolina A&T 68-67 on Friday in the Maggie Dixon Classic.
Miami trailed 67-61 with 1:25 remaining but closed on a 7-0 run as NC A&T had two turnovers and a missed shot on its last three possessions. Mompremier made three of four free throws in the final minute.
Kelsey Marshall added 10 points for Miami (4-0). The Hurricanes will play a ranked team in two of their next three games, facing No. 7 Oregon State next Friday and No. 18 Indiana on Dec. 4.
Deja Winters led NC A&T (2-3) with 23 points. She was 5 of 11 from the field and 11 of 14 at the free-throw line. Mikaya Wilson added 13 points.
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