BALTIMORE -- Justin Black had 20 points and eight rebounds, and Morgan State watched a 20-point second-half lead shrink five before holding off Florida A&M 78-67 in the Mid-Eastern Conference regular-season finale for both teams Thursday night.
Dewayne Jackson had 15 points to become the school's No. 6 all-time scorer with 1,537 career points.
Leading 41-30 at halftime, Morgan State opened the second half with an 18-7 run for a 58-38 advantage on Duncan's layup.
Florida A&M closed to 70-65, but Black scored five points down the stretch to secure the victory.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.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Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.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|