Scores

Final

Norfolk State 70

(2-11, 1-2 MEAC)

Morgan State 74

(8-8, 3-0 MEAC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 12, 2009

    Hill Field House, Baltimore, Maryland

    1 2 T
    NORF 30 4070
    MORG 35 3974

    Top Performers

    Norfolk St: C. Lyons 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Morgan St: K. Thompson 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Morgan St. 74, Norfolk St. 70

    Associated Press

    BALTIMORE -- Marquise Kately scored 16 points to lead five players in double figures and Morgan State held off Norfolk State 74-70 on Monday night.

    Kevin Thompson scored 15 and Rogers Barnes added 12 for the Bears (8-8, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who have won six of their past eight games. Reggie Holmes overcame a slow start to finish with 11 points and Rodney Stokes had 10 for Morgan State.

    Michael Deloach, who leads the conference at 20.4 points per game, and Corey Lyons each scored 21 points for the Spartans (3-11, 1-2).

    After finishing with one point in the first half, Holmes scored 10 points in a 14-4 run that gave the Bears a 59-50 lead with 8:40 remaining in the game.

    Lyons cut the deficit to one with 1:05 remaining, but Jermaine Bolden answered with a 3-pointer on the next possession and the Bears held on for the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    MORG
    Points 70 74
    FG Made-Attempted 28-60 (.467) 30-62 (.484)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 4-14 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 7

    2008-09 Season

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