Devin Martin scored a career-high 26 points Monday to lead UMES over host Morgan State, 78-53.

Martin made 10 of 16 field goals, including three of five from 3-point range, for the Hawks (9-9, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Iman Johnson and Dominique Elliott scored 10 apiece, and Elliott had a career-high nine rebounds.


The Bears (3-15, 1-3) shot just 29.6 percent from the field and trailed 36-22 at halftime. Just more than a minute into the second half, Morgan State cut its deficit to 36-30.

UMES, however, responded with a 29-6 run, during which Morgan State made just two of 15 field goals and committed eight turnovers.

Bowie State 74: Fayetteville State 66: The Bulldogs built a large lead but had to weather a late charge before claiming a road win to Bulldogs improve to 13-5 overall and 5-1 in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

The  tandem of senior Cameron Knox (W.E.B. DuBois) and freshman Ahmaad Wilson (Randallstown) led Bowie State in scoring with 19 and 11 points, respectively. Junior Andre Jackson (Western Tech) grabbed a team-high six rebounds to go along with nine points, one assist and one block against Fayetteville State (9-7, 3-3).


Morgan State 72, UMES 62: Tracey Carrington scored a game-high 24 points and Zuri White had a game-high 12 rebounds to power the host Bears.

Braenna Farrar and Danielle Robinson each added 11 points for Morgan State, which improved to 33-40 all time against the Hawks while ending a two-game losing streak at home.

The win was the Bears' first two-game winning streak this season, and first since late February of last season. The victory also gave coach Donald Beasley his 122nd coaching victory at Morgan State, tying him with LaRue Fields as the program's all-time coaching leader.

UMES (5-8, 2-1 MEAC), which had not played since Dec. 30, entered the game tied with defending MEAC champion Hampton for first place with a 2-0 league record. The Hawks were led by Jessica Long, who finished with a team-high 20 points and added 11 rebounds to record a doubledouble.

Morgan State (5-11, 2-2) trailed 32-25 with 2:43 remaining in the first half before using a 7-1 run to cut the UMES lead to 33-32 at the break.

Fayetteville State 81, Bowie State 56: The host Broncos took a 17-0 lead and never looked back in a rout of the Bulldogs.

Freshman Kyah Proctor and junior Ty-Nita Baker paced Bowie State (7-8, 2-4 CIAA) with 14 points each. Senior Donia Naylor had her ninth double double of the season, finishing with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Fayetteville State (7-8, 3-3) was led by Deja Middleton, who had a game-high 24 points and 14 rebounds.

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