BALTIMORE -- Justin Black pumped in 22 points, leading five players in double-figure scoring as Morgan State beat crosstown rival Coppin State, 78-69 Wednesday night -- its second win over the Eagles in nine days.
The Bears trailed by three points at intermission, but roared back to outscore the Eagles 46-34 in the second half.
Morgan State (11-13, 9-3) remains tied with Hampton in second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, two games behind North Carolina Central.
Michael Murray scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds -- five off the offensive glass- to lead Coppin State (9-17, 6-7). Dallas Gary scored 16 points and Taariq Cephas and Sterling Smith added 11 and 10 points, respectively.