BALTIMORE (AP) — Jermaine Bishop scored 21 points, his third-straight 20-point game, making three 3-pointers and all six free throws as Norfolk State defeated Morgan State 68-62 Thursday night.
A Bishop jumper erased Morgan State’s last lead, forging a 48-48 tie with 10:13 remaining and the Spartans (16-15, 12-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) scored the next six points to lead 54-48 and never trailed again.
Norfolk State is tied for second in the MEAC with North Carolina A&T.
Joe Bryant added 12 points with four assists and Yoro Sidibe scored 10 for the Spartans.
Norfolk State, after shooting 35% in the opening half, boosted its accuracy to 48% after halftime, making 11-of-23 from the floor. Morgan State was 35% shooting in each half.