Morgan State beats North Carolina Central 78-73 in OT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Isaiah Burke had 28 points in Morgan State’s 78-73 overtime win over North Carolina Central on Saturday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

Burke also had five rebounds for the Bears (7-8). Lewis Djonkam added 15 points while going 6 of 8 and 3 of 7 from the free throw line, and he also had five rebounds, five assists, and three blocks. It was his bucket with 16.3 seconds left in regulation that forced the overtime. Malik Miller shot 4 for 13 (0 for 4 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line to finish with 11 points.

Kris Monroe finished with 19 points for the Eagles (7-8). Justin Wright added 13 points and three steals for North Carolina Central. Brendan Medley-Bacon also put up 13 points and two blocks.

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Both teams next play Monday. Morgan State hosts South Carolina State while North Carolina Central visits Coppin State.

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