Morgan State vs Maryland-Baltimore County

Morgan St. 73, UMBC 60


BALTIMORE (AP) - Kevin Thompson scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Morgan State over Maryland-Baltimore County 73-60 on Wednesday night, ending an eight-game losing streak dating back to last season.

The Bears (1-7), whose last win was 61-48 over Bethune Cookman in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference semifinals on March 11, shot 54.3 percent (25 of 46) against the Retrievers.

Morgan State trailed 18-17 with 6:28 left in the first half before scoring 10 straight. Ian Chiles' layup put the Bears up 27-18 with 4:10 left until halftime.

Chiles finished with 14 points, Blake Bozeman had 13 and Larry Bastfield added 11 for Morgan State.

The Bears turned it over 16 times, compared to just eight by UMBC, but held the Retrievers to 31.5 percent from the field (23 of 73).

Brian Neller had 16 points, Chase Plummer added 11 points and 12 rebounds for UMBC (1-8).

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Morgan State Bears
K. Thompson, F378-101-4124117
A. Brooks, F110-20-01020
I. Chiles, C286-92-372214
L. Bastfield, G372-66-933111
A. Ali, G241-54-44126
B. Bozeman354-71-242213
D. Jackson243-60-03449
S. Duncan41-10-02002
J. Canty00-00-00000
J. Hamilton00-01-20001
Totals 25-4615-2439161473
Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers
J. Wasco, F315-100-091510
C. Thomas, F275-111-260411
C. Plummer, F224-93-5120311
R. Cook, G383-172-25129
Q. Jones, G340-70-04640
B. Neller295-143-310116
J. Wertz70-00-01000
W. Wise71-31-21003
N. Basalyga50-20-03030
Totals 23-7310-144382260
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T0-05-4138
Morgan St.0-04-6163
N.C. Central0-05-8314
Md.-E. Shore0-03-8207
S.C. State0-03-9318
Savannah St.0-03-9191
Delaware St.0-02-9348
Norfolk St.0-01-9298
Florida A&M0-01-12291
Coppin St.0-00-11309

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UMass Lowell0-06-5276
Stony Brook0-04-7240
New Hamp.0-02-8343
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Bth-Cook 42 Final
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