WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Thompson scored 20 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and dished out six assists to lead Morgan State past North Carolina A&T 84-57 on Wednesday night in quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.
Thompson, ranked fourth in the nation with 12 rebounds per game, helped the Bears (25-9) beat the Aggies on the boards 43-26.
Morgan State, the No. 1 seed, shot 53.9 percent from the field (34 of 63), while North Carolina A&T hit 37.2 percent of its shots (19 of 51).
The ninth-seeded Aggies (11-22), who trailed 46-22 at halftime, hit just 27 percent of their 3-point attempts (6 of 22).
Nic Simpson scored 17 and Tavarus Alston 11 for North Carolina A&T.