BALTIMORE -- Reggie Holmes scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Morgan State past Bethune-Cookman 55-44 on Monday night.
The Bears (16-10, 10-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) outscored Bethune-Cookman 38-25 in the second half, after the game was knotted up at 19-all at halftime.
Marquis Kately scored all 13 of his points in the second half and Jermaine Bolden finished with 11 for Morgan State.
The Wildcats (12-14, 6-6) were led by 14 points from C.J. Reed and 13 from John Holmes.
Morgan State shot 52 pecent form the field (18 of 34) while Bethune-Cookman hit just 1 percent from behind the 3-point arc (1-for-10).
The Bears won their eighth in nine games and sixth in a row.
The Wildcats lost their third in a row and fifth of their last six games.
Chattanooga women's basketball coach Jim Foster has received a one-year contract extension, the same day the school gave the men's coach a two-year extension.
With his floor general gone to the NBA, Kentucky coach John Calipari is using this offseason to improve his physical condition.
Chattanooga men's basketball coach Matt McCall has received a two-year contract extension after leading the Mocs to an NCAA tournament appearance in his debut season.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|