Scores

Final

Morgan State 69

(10-8, 5-1 MEAC)

Howard 51

(4-15, 1-4 MEAC)

    4:00 PM ET, January 26, 2008

    Burr Gymnasium, Washington, District of Columbia

    1 2 T
    MORG 29 4069
    HOW 23 2851

    Top Performers

    Morgan St: J. Smith 26 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Howard: R. Hampton 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Morgan St. 69, Howard 51

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jamar Smith scored 26 points to lead Morgan State in a 69-51 win against Howard on Saturday.

    Marquise Kately added 14 points for Morgan State (10-8, 5-1 MEAC).

    Randy Hampton scored 16 and Eugene Myatt had 11 for Howard (4-15, 1-4), which has now lost 11 of its last 12 games. Hampton scored eight of his points at the free throw line, going 8-for-10.

    Morgan State never trailed in the game, although they didn't take complete control until the second half. Leading 29-23 at halftime, the Bears opened the second half with a 16-2 run.

    Morgan State eventually built its lead to as many as 22 points, but Howard made one late push. The Bison cut the lead to nine points, 55-46, with 5 1/2 minutes left. Morgan State then scored the game's next 10 points to end Howard's comeback hopes.

    Howard had 20 turnovers -- leading to 25 Morgan State points -- to Morgan State's 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MORG
    HOW
    Points 69 51
    FG Made-Attempted 30-65 (.462) 18-50 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 2-7 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 13-24 (.542)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 0

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