Morgan tops Delaware State, 74-63


DOVER, Del. -- Brandon Battle scored a game-high 23 points and Chico Langston added 20 to lead Morgan State to a 74-63 win over Delaware State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game last night.

The victory ended a three-game losing streak for the Golden Bears (3-10), who improved to 1-3 in the MEAC.

Morgan led 33-27 at halftime before Delaware State took a 46-45 lead on a layup by Andre Griffin with 11:14 to play. But the Golden Bears tied the score at 46-46 on Terrance Wright's free throws and gained the lead for good when Battle hit a three-pointer with 8:30 to play for a 51-48 edge.

Griffin had 21 to lead Delaware State (5-8, 2-2), whose two-game winning streak was ended.

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