PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Justin Black scored 18 points, DeWayne Jackson had 17 points and Morgan State easily handled Maryland-Eastern Shore in an 87-55 rout on Saturday.
Ian Chiles finished with 12 points and six blocked shots for the Bears (9-13, 6-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who have won three straight games. Anthony Hubbard had 11 points and Donte Pretlow added 10 points.
Morgan State never trailed in the contest, jumping out to a 27-12 lead when Tauron Bailey scored on a layup with 10:05 left in the first half. The Bears, who shot 59.7 percent (37 of 62) from the floor in the game, went into halftime with a 19-point advantage.
Morgan State continued its surge in the second half, leading by as many as 33 points.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|