Scores

Final

Howard 58

(2-9, 0-1 MEAC)

Morgan State 87

(2-7, 1-0 MEAC)

4:00 PM ET, December 7, 2013

Hill Field House, Baltimore, Maryland

1 2 T
HOW 29 2958
MORG 37 5087

Top Performers

Howard: P. Okoroh 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

Morgan State: J. Black 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Morgan St gets conference win over Howard 87-58

Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Justin Black scored 17 points and led five teammates in double-figures as Morgan State won its conference home opener against Howard University 87-58 on Saturday.

Howard (2-9, 0-1) and Morgan State opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play and also celebrated their 101st meeting. The Bears and the Bison have split the last two meetings.

Morgan State (2-7, 1-0), who was tabbed pre-season as a second-place finisher in the MEAC, led 37-29 at the break.

Black, the Bears leading scorer (17.8 ppg) accented a second half 48-32 lead with a steal and a two-handed slam at 16:59 and then scored on another dunk two minutes later to go up 53-35.

Howard, a loser of eight straight games could not match the pace set by Morgan State and trailed by as much as 29 leading up to the buzzer.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOW
MORG
Points 58 87
FG Made-Attempted 19-52 (.365) 33-56 (.589)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 15-24 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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