BALTIMORE -- Justin Black scored 23 points to lead five Morgan State players in double figures as the Bears defeated High Point 85-74 on Wednesday night.
The Bears (3-7) hit 29 of 57 shots for 50.9 percent, outscoring the Panthers 46-18 in the paint. The Bears also collected 11 steals, six by Black, and scored 23 points off 19 High Point turnovers.
Morgan State led by seven at halftime. A 13-2 second-half run gave the Bears their largest lead of 17 points, 72-55, with 9:22 left. The Panthers wouldn't get closer than nine after that.