BALTIMORE -- Justin Black scored 20 points and Morgan State won its fourth straight game, avenging a loss to Delaware State with a 66-47 victory Monday night.
Black was 9-of-13 shooting as the Bears (13-14, 9-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) shot 50.9 percent (27 of 53) one game after setting a season high with 59.7-percent shooting against Maryland-Eastern Shore.
In a Feb. 18 victory, the Hornets (13-16, 8-7) overcame a 16-point deficit to pull out a 52-50 win over Morgan State.
The Bears again jumped ahead early Monday, leading 35-21 at halftime. This time, Morgan State kept its foot on the gas, stretching the lead to as many as 24 points after the intermission.
Delaware State outrebounded the Bears 43-28, but trailed most of the game thanks to 30.4-percent shooting (17 of 56), including 26.7 percent (8 of 30) before halftime.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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|