Morgan State forward Thair Heath had to be taken to an area hospital by stretcher after colliding with Coppin State's Michael Murray with 13 minutes, 51 seconds left in the first half of the cross-town rivals' game Monday night.
Coppin State forwards Kyra Coleman and Larissa Carter each scored more than 20 points for the second time this season, but that was not enough to break Hampton's perfect Mid Eastern Athletic Conference record.
Jawara Kamaro sank one of two free throws with one second left on the clock Monday to give North Carolina Central (14-5, 5-1) a 53-52 victory over Morgan State (6-12, 4-2) and sole possession of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
North Carolina A&T gets the go-ahead basket from guard Richard Pauk with five seconds left to beat Morgan State, 68-67, in overtime Saturday night and send the Bears to their first loss in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
UMBC Freshman Taylor McCarley finished with season-bests in points (18) and rebounds (eight), and Bridget O'Donnell matched a program record with seven blocks, but a late 11-2 run propelled Vermont to a 63-59 victory Saturday.
The Morgan State men's basketball team is off to a 2-0 start in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the first time since the 2010-11 season, courtesy of Saturday¿s 73-56 rout of South Carolina State.
A second straight fourth-quarter comeback gave Morgan State a second straight win Saturday. But this one came down even closer to the wire. A week after a Bears touchdown with 26 seconds remaining secured a narrow win over Hampton, kicker Chris Moller made a go-ahead 27-yard field goal with 1.9 seconds left for a thrilling 24-23 victory over North Carolina A&T.