DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Lamar Raynard threw for two touchdowns and Marquell Cartwright ran for two more as North Carolina A&T shutout North Carolina Central Saturday afternoon to claim the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship.
With Florida A&M falling to Bethune-Cookman, 33-19, the Aggies earn their fourth title in the last five years and their third Air Force Celebration Bowl bid in four years.
The Aggies' defense didn't allow NCCU inside the red zone. On offense, NCAT racked up 539 yards.
Raynard was 16 of 23 for 257 yards passing. Cartwright had 20 carries for 110 yards and Bell pulled in 10 passes for 122 yards.
The Aggies held North Carolina Central to just 41 yards of total offense, including minus-21 yards rushing.