Hampton jumps ahead early to defeat Morgan State 20-10

BALTIMORE (AP) Long touchdowns by Rashawn Proctor and Darius Banks staked Hampton to an early lead on its way to a 20-10 defeat of Morgan State on Saturday.

Proctor scored on an 80-yard pass play and Banks added an 83-yard fumble return as Hampton (4-3, 3-3 Mid-East Athletic) handed Morgan State (3-3, 3-1) its first conference loss.

The Pirates posted a 17-3 lead at halftime as Adam Brown kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired. Brown also scored the final points on a 31-yard kick late in the fourth quarter.

Andrew King scored Morgan State’s lone TD on a 66-yard punt return late in the third quarter.

The Bears fumbled five times with Hampton recovering three.

Proctor finished with 87 yards on three catches for Hampton.

With Morgan State and Bethune-Cookman both losing, North Carolina A&T is the lone unbeaten team in MEAC.