Morgan St. 81, N. Carolina A&amp,T 67

Morgan St. 81, N. Carolina A&amp,T 67

Published Mar. 2, 2010 12:25 a.m. ET

Reggie Holmes scored 32 points to pace Morgan State to an 81-67 win over North Carolina A&T on Monday night.

Holmes shot 11-for-22 from the field, including 8-for-13 from 3-point range. His eight 3-pointers set a school record. Holmes fell just two points shy of his career-high of 34, which was achieved earlier this season against Arkansas on Nov. 24, 2009.

Morgan State (23-9, 14-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 37-32 at halftime, but shot 57.1 percent in the second half (20-for-35) to take the game over. North Carolina A&T shot 36.7 percent in the period (11-for-30).

Thomas Coleman finished with 16 points and 14 rebounds to pace the Aggies (10-20, 6-9), who have lost three games in a row. Tavarus Alston also scored 16, while Dwane Joshua chipped in with 14.


Morgan State outrebounded the Aggies 48-35.