Morgan St. 76, Md.-E Shore 65
BALTIMORE (AP) _ Brandon Battle scored a team-high 25 points as Morgan State became the last team in Division I to win a game this season with a 76-65 victory Saturday over Maryland-Eastern Shore.
The Bears had lost the previous 12 games before Saturday’s win.
Battle hit one of his five 3-pointers to give the Bears their first lead of the game, 35-33, at 3:29 in the first half. Battle and Scott Deas added field goals to give Morgan St. a 40-33 halftime lead.
Maryland-Eastern Shore (6-9, 2-3) cut the lead to four several times in the second half but couldn’t pull ahead of the Bears (1-12, 1-2). Aaron McKinney scored a game-high 31 points and was the only Hawk to score in double figures.
Terrence Wright and Deas added 14 points for Morgan St. Damian Zellous came off the bench to score 13 points and record a game-high five assists.