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.
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|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|