Morgan State Beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 71-54
BALTIMORE (AP) — DeWayne Jackson scored 16 points and Kevin Thompson added 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead Morgan State past Maryland-Eastern Shore 71-54 on Monday night.
The Bears (13-10, 8-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 25-21 at halftime and shot 61.9 percent from the field (13 of 21) after the break, increasing their lead to as many as 21, 63-42, with 2:20 left to play.
Rodney Stokes added 14 points and nine rebounds for Morgan State, while Tola Lawal chipped in 13 points.
The Hawks (6-21, 3-11) shot just 8 for 31 from the floor (25.8 percent) in the opening half and slightly improved to 33.3 percent in the second (12 of 36). UMES shot 22.2 percent from 3-point range (4 of 18) and 40 percent from the free-throw line (10 of 25).
Dishawn Bradshaw scored 11 points and Hillary Haley added 10 points and eight rebounds for the Hawks, who have lost nine straight to Morgan State.
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