Morgan State beats South Carolina State 66-56
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP)—Marquise Kately scored 19 points to lead Morgan State to a 66-56 win over South Carolina State on Monday night.
Reggie Holmes added 15 points and six rebounds for the Bears (14-10, 8-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Morgan State has now won four straight contests.
South Carolina State (10-12, 5-5) held a 31-30 lead at halftime. But the Bears jumped out to a 58-48 lead after Holmes hit a 3-pointer with 4:53 left in the game.
The Bulldogs were able to cut the lead to 60-56 after Jessie Burton’s tip-in with 57 seconds left. But Morgan State shot 11-for-14 from the free-throw line down the stretch to secure the win.
Jason Johnson had 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs. Jessie Burton added 12 points.