BALTIMORE -- Shaquille Duncan scored 17 points and Morgan State opened the second half with an 18-2 run en route to a 58-45 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Association game on Saturday.
DeWayne Jackson chipped in with 15 points and seven rebounds for the Bears (12-14, 8-6), who have won six of their past seven games.
It was close at halftime- Morgan State led 20-19 -- as both teams shot badly. Morgan State was 7 of 27 from the field, and UMES was 6 of 22.
The Bears shot 55.2 percent in the second half (16 of 29), the Hawks 34.5 percent (10 of 29).
Morgan State outscored Maryland-Eastern Shore 34-18 in the paint and 12-2 off turnovers.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
|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|