Morgan State 83, Howard U. 80
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Tremayne Byrd scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and Rasheed Sparks added 14 of his 18 points after intermission as Morgan State edged Howard University 83-80 Saturday.
It was the regular-season finale for both Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference teams.
Morgan State (9-17, 8-10) put the game away with an 11-2 run midway through the second half that gave them a 58-44 lead with 10:41 remaining.
Byrd scored 8 points for the Bears during that run.
Howard (7-19, 7-11) cut the margin to 63-58 with 6:24 remaining, but Sparks scored 7 points during a 9-2 spurt that made the score 72-60.
Eric Dedmon scored a career-high 31 points for the losing Bison.