Morgan State crushes Maryland-Eastern Shore 87-52

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PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP)—Reggie Holmes scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, including his 1,000th career point, to lead Morgan State to an 87-52 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.

Holmes’ 3-pointer three minutes into the game gave him the scoring milestone. He finished with 1,014 career points, ranking him 20th on the school’s all-time scoring list.

The Bears (11-10, 6-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) shot 61.4 percent from the field (35-for-57) and outrebounded the Hawks 35-28 and scored 30 points in the paint.

Morgan State scored 35 points off 22 Maryland-Eastern Shore turnovers.

Rodney Stokes added 16 points for Morgan State, while Marquis Kately scored 14.

Morgan led by as many as 38 points in the second half, taking a 79-41 lead with 6:40 left.

Neal Pitt led the Hawks (6-13, 2-5) with 10 points.

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