December 1, 2020 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference:

Morgan State 102, Lincoln (Pa.) 94
North Carolina A&T State 70, Charleston Southern 63

Morgan State 102, Lincoln (Pa.) 94

De’Torrion Ware drilled 6 of 8 3-pointers and scored 24 points off the bench and Morgan State topped Division II Lincoln (Pa.) 102-94 on Tuesday night at Hill Field House.

Lagio Grantsaan had 19 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to for Morgan State (1-1). Malik Miller added 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Troy Baxter had 14 points.

Ware scored buried a corner 3-pointer during a final 13-5 run, and Miller made all four of his free throws down to stretch as the Bears picked up their first win of the season.

The Bears were 14-for-31 in 3-pointers, with Ware leading the way with six.

Box Score | Recap

North Carolina A&T State 70, Charleston Southern 63

The North Carolina A&T State men’s basketball team picked up their second-straight win, besting Charleston Southern, 70-63, in a Tuesday night non-conference matchup.

N.C. A&T (2-2) had a 12-point lead, 57-45, at the under-eight media timeout of the second half, but the Buccaneers (0-3) executed a 9-0 run over the next two minutes to cut it to 57-54 with 4:53 remaining. 

Both teams traded baskets down the stretch.

With under two minutes remaining and clinging to a three-point lead, 62-59, junior forward Tyrone Lyons was fouled on a 3-point attempt. He knocked down all three free throws to extend the advantage to six. Lyons was 4-for-5 from the line in the closing minutes and the Aggies outlasted the late Bucs run. 

Fred Cleveland, Jr. led the Aggies with 15 points, while Lyons finished with 12 points. 

Box Score | Recap

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