DOVER, Del. -- Simon Okolue scored 24 points on 11-of-14 shooting, Artem Tavakalyan hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points with four steals, and Delaware State held off Morgan State 87-80 on Thursday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Jonathan Mitchell scored 12 points for the Hornets (4-27, 2-14 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 55.4 percent from the field to split the season series with the Bears, who entered ranked seventh in the conference.
Saleik Edwards' 3 with 2 seconds left put the 13th-ranked Hornets up for good and gave Delaware State a 37-34 halftime lead.
Tavakalyan's 3 sparked a 12-2 run for a 19-point Hornets' advantage, but Phillip Carr's 3-point play sparked a 14-3 run and the Bears closed to 78-74 on Stanley Davis' layup with 1:57 left. The Hornets led by eight after a 5-1 run, but Carr's free throws cut it to 85-80 with 33 seconds to go before Okolue iced it with a dunk.
Lyons leads Furman to 88-86 OT win over Gardner-Webb
Jordan Lyons made six of his eight points in overtime as Furman remained unbeaten, taking an 88-86 victory over Gardner-Webb on Tuesday night.
Clark beats buzzer for 89-87 LIU Brooklyn win over Fairfield
Raiquan Clark scored 33 points on 14-of-22 shooting and hit the game-winning jumper with 1.3 seconds left to lift LIU Brooklyn over Fairfield 89-87 on Tuesday night.
Osaghae scores with 11 seconds left, FIU edges Milwaukee
Osasumwen Osaghae drove for a layup to break a tie with 11 seconds remaining, converted the 3-point play after getting fouled and Florida International survived an attempted 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat Milwaukee 86-83 on Tuesday night.