HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Justin Black scored 20 points to lead Morgan State to a 75-68 victory over High Point in a nonconference game on Saturday, snapping the Panthers' seven-game winning streak.
John Brown scored 24 points and Allen Chaney had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Panthers (16-11), who clinched the Big South North Division title with Tuesday's 78-67 victory over Virginia Military Institute.
Trailing 34-27 at halftime, Morgan State was down 57-43 midway through the second half, but a 20-6 run caught Prairie View at 63-all on Tauron Bailey's layup with 4:11 remaining.
The Bears went ahead 65-64 on Chile's jumper with 2:41 left and hit 8 of 9 free throws down the stretch to seal it.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.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|