NCAA Basketball

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (10-22)


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vs. SCSt 
L 58-62
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vs. FlaA&M 
L 80-81
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vs. DelSt 
W 74-65
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@ Morgan 
W 80-71
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vs. Morgan 
L 58-65
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Morgan State tops UMES 65-58 in 1st round of MEAC tourney

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Phillip Carr had 16 points and ninth-seeded Morgan State had three other starters score 14 apiece in a 65-58 victory over No. 8 seed Maryland-Eastern Shore on Tuesday in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

Morgan State (9-21) will play top-seeded Hampton (18-10) in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Morgan State stole the ball under the UMES basket and Rasean Simpson made 1 of 2 free throws to extend the Bears' lead to 60-56 with 50.4 seconds left. He split a pair from the line again at the 32-second mark for a 61-58 lead. UMES missed a long 3-pointer and Donte Pretlow sank two at the stripe for a five-point lead.

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Leaders
Points: D. Martin16.8
Rebounds: D. Elliott8.0
Assists: T. Rivera3.4
FG%: D. Elliott54.4%
FT%: D. Martin75.6%
3P%: D. Martin36.0%
Steals: D. Martin1.3
Blocks: D. Peck0.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Mid-Eastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Hampton 13-3 21-11
South Carolina State 12-4 19-15
Norfolk State 12-4 17-17
Bethune-Cookman 10-6 14-18
Savannah State 9-7 16-16
North Carolina Central 7-9 13-19
Maryland Eastern Shore 7-9 10-22
North Carolina A&T 7-9 10-22
Howard 6-10 12-20
Morgan State 6-10 9-22
Coppin State 6-10 9-22
Delaware State 5-11 7-25
Florida A&M 4-12 8-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 68.1 (283)
Rebounds: 10.5 (195)
Assists: 12.6 (223)
FG%: 44.3% (170)
FT%: 70.8% (140)
3P%: 33.0% (256)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 75.0 (259)
Rebounds: 23.1 (319)
Assists: 13.7 (213)
FG%: 46.1% (312)
FT%: 70.0% (184)
3P%: 35.2% (222)
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