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State basketball roundup (Jan. 6): Kendley, Carr carry Morgan State past Florida A&M

State basketball roundup (Jan. 6): Kendley, Carr carry Morgan State past Florida A&M

Tiwian Kendley and Phillip Carr combined to score 67 of Morgan State's 87 points as the host Bears beat Florida A&M, 87-68 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game Saturday.

The victory is Morgan State's 35th in the 59-game history of the series.

Carr hit a free throw, a layup, a 3-pointer and a dunk as the Bears (6-9, 2-0) opened a 20-5 lead over the first seven minutes of the game. Kendley hit a pair of 3s to help fuel the start.

Kendley matched his season high with 35 points on 10-of-24 shooting, including 4-for-13 from distance, and 11-for-13 from the foul line. Carr added a season-high 32 on 11-for-13 shooting, including 1-for-1 from deep, and 9-for-11 from the...

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