Morgan State defeats Maryland-Eastern Shore 58-45
BALTIMORE (AP) Shaquille Duncan scored 17 points and Morgan State opened the second half with an 18-2 run en route to a 58-45 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Association game on Saturday.
DeWayne Jackson chipped in with 15 points and seven rebounds for the Bears (12-14, 8-6), who have won six of their past seven games.
It was close at halftime- Morgan State led 20-19 - as both teams shot badly. Morgan State was 7 of 27 from the field, and UMES was 6 of 22.
The Bears shot 55.2 percent in the second half (16 of 29), the Hawks 34.5 percent (10 of 29).
Morgan State outscored Maryland-Eastern Shore 34-18 in the paint and 12-2 off turnovers.
Updated March 2, 2013