Cole scores 19, Howard rallies past Morgan State 75-69
BALTIMORE (AP) RJ Cole scored 19 points, leading four into double-digit scoring and Howard rallied in the second half to defeat Morgan State 75-69 Monday night.
After trailing by nine at halftime, Howard shot 59 percent from the floor in a 48-point second half. Cole made two free throws and then a 3-pointer to break a 50-50 tie midway through the second half as Howard took the lead for good. The Bison led by 11 after a Cole jump shot with 1:50 remaining, and Morgan State scored the final five points.
Cole also had six steals and four assists. Andre Toure added 14 points for Howard (14-15, 8-6 Mid-East Athletic Conference), while Chad Lott and Akuwovo Ogheneyole scored 12 points apiece. Lott pulled down seven rebounds and Ogheneyole six.
David Syfax led Morgan State (8-18 3-10) with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Isaiah Burke added 13 points, Kyson Rawls 12.
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