BALTIMORE -- Lamar Morgan scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Coppin State used a big second half to beat South Carolina State 73-65 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle Saturday.
The Eagles knocked off Morgan State in overtime at home on Jan. 20 for just their second win of the season and now have a two-game win streak.
The Bulldogs held a 28-24 advantage at intermission, but Coppin State (3-19, 3-4) grabbed the lead on a layup by Chad Andrews-Fulton a minute into the second half and extended it to 14-points on a Morgan trey midway through the period.
Coming off a 24-point effort against Morgan State, Morgan hit 8 of 15 from the field, including 6 of 11 from three-point range. Karonn Davis added 21 points.
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|North Carolina A&T||9-3||2||14-12|
|North Carolina Central||8-5||3.5||13-14|
|South Carolina State||5-7||6||7-21|