Allen, who hit a career-high tying four 3-pointers, has scored in double figures in each of his last six games and Anderson, a freshman guard, had 12 points and a career-best 12 rebounds. Ryan Daly added 13 points and a career-high eight assists, Darian Bryant scored 12 points and Eric Carter had 11 for Delaware (4-6).
Allen's fourth 3 capped a 7-0 run to open the overtime and, after Joseph Lewis hit 1 of 2 free throws for Delaware State (2-9), Carter made back-to-back layups to make it 66-56 with a minute to go. The Hornets committed two turnovers, didn't make a field goal and missed 2 of 6 free throws after regulation.
Jonathan Walker led Delaware State with 16 points.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|