Morgan State knocks off North Carolina A&T 73-62

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BALTIMORE (AP)—Rogers Barnes scored a career-high 24 points to lead Morgan State to a 73-62 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday.

Reggie Holmes added 24 points for the Bears (7-8, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who kept their momentum after a historic win over Maryland on Wednesday. Ed Jones scored 19 points and Robert Johnson added 11 for the Aggies (6-9, 1-1), who have lost six of their past seven.

Barnes scored 16 of his points in the opening 13 minutes, topping his previous career high of 13, and the Bears led 39-29 at the half.

Morgan State increased its lead to 17 points on Holmes’ dunk with 17 minutes remaining. Thomas Coleman’s putback cut the lead to 65-57 with 55 seconds left, but the Aggies couldn’t pull any closer.

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