Scores

Final

S Carolina St 55

(5-11, 1-2 MEAC)

Morgan State 71

(8-7, 4-0 MEAC)

Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

5:00 PM ET, January 15, 2011

Hill Field House, Baltimore, Maryland

1 2 T
SCST 23 3255
MORG 35 3671

Top Performers

South Carolina State: C. Bennett 11 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Morgan State: A. Brooks 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Morgan St. 71, S. Carolina St. 55

Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Aric Brooks scored 16 points and Kevin Thompson added 13 as Morgan State defeated South Carolina State 71-55 on Saturday to remain undefeated in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.

The Bears (8-7, 4-0) have won eight of the last 10 meetings between the schools, although the Bulldogs hold a 39-28 series advantage.

Trailing 9-8 with 13:35 to go in the first half, Morgan State went on an 11-0 run. South Carolina State did not score again until Omar Sanders hit two free throws with 8:43 left.

The Bears led by as many as 15 en route to a 35-23 halftime lead.

South Carolina State could get no closer than 11 in the second half.

Justin Black added 11 points for Morgan State, which has won three games in a row and four of its last five.

Sanders and Carrio Bennett scored 11 points apiece for the Bulldogs (5-11, 1-2), who have lost seven of their last eight.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCST
MORG
Points 55 71
FG Made-Attempted 16-41 (.390) 25-54 (.463)
3P Made-Attempted 1-9 (.111) 1-9 (.111)
FT Made-Attempted 22-31 (.710) 20-30 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 18

2010-11 Season

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» Jan 15, 2011 @MORG 71, SCST 55Recap
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