BALTIMORE -- Justin Black scored 17 points to lead five Morgan State players in double figures as they pulled away to beat South Carolina State 76-60 Saturday in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.
Ian Chiles finished with 14 points and 8 rebounds and Dewayne Jackson added 13 points, seven assists and six boards to help Morgan State (4-8) win its first conference game and snap a five-game losing streak. Blake Bozeman and Shaquille Duncan scored 10 apiece for the Bears.
Ahead 40-35 early in the second half, Morgan State went on a 12-2 run. Black ended the stretch with a 3-pointer to extend their lead to 52-37 with 14:59 to play.
South Carolina State (4-11, 0-2) never got closer than 10 points the rest of the way.
Morgan state shot 62.5 percent (15 for 24) in the second half
Khalif Toombs led the Bulldogs with 19 points.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
|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|