N.C. A&T Preview

The Tar Heels aim to carry out the season's first winning streak on Thursday night against Curtis Hunter's N.C. A&T squad from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Smith Center.

N.C. A&T (1-7) at North Carolina (3-5)
Dean E. Smith Center
7:30 p.m.
Radio: (Listen live)

Previewing N.C. A&T

The Aggies enter Thursday night's game with a 1-7 record. They opened the season with losses to Elon, Creighton, Nebraska, VCU and Howard, before earning their sole win to date, over Delaware State. The team has since lost to American and then was routed by Duke, 93-51. (2001-2002 Schedule/Results w/Stats)

Head coach Curtis Hunter is a former McDonald's All-American, who then suited up for the Tar Heels from 1982-87 -- thus a former teammate of Matt Doherty. The Aggies are led by Bruce Jenkins, a senior forward from Silver Spring, MD, who led the MEAC in rebounding last year. Jenkins has been able to dominate the boards with his wide frame, while using his soft touch to put up double-figure points. He's the the MEAC's Preseason Player of the Year.

Starting Lineup:
Landon Beckwith (6-2, Jr., G) 9.6 pts, 35% 3pt
Marque Carrington (6-2, Sr., G) 6.4 pts, 3.7 ast
Anthony Debro (6-5, Sr., G) 8.9 pts, 4.2 reb
Bruce Jenkins (6-7, Sr., F) 15.8 pts, 12.4 reb
Travis Totten (6-8, Jr., C) 5.5 pts, 4.2 reb

Key Reserves:
Steven Koger (6-3, Fr., G) 7.5 pts, 3.0 reb
Adam Hefner (6-6, Fr., F) 2.0 pts, 2.0 reb
Rechodd Carter (6-2, Fr., G) 1.6 pts

Team Roster
Season Stats

Bruce Jenkins was voted the MEAC Preseason Player of the Year.

Adam Hefner is a promising freshman from Statesville, NC.

It's been a rough season thus far for A&T head coach Curtis Hunter.

Location: Greensboro, N.C.
Enrollment: 7,300
Conference: Mid-Eastern Athletic
Nickname: Aggies
Colors: Blue and Gold
Head Coach: Curtis Hunter
Years at A&T: 2
Record at A&T: 27-32

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