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.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
|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|