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Morgan State looks to end streak vs Howard

February 24, 2019

Howard (13-15, 7-6) vs. Morgan State (8-17, 3-9)

Hill Field House, Baltimore; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Howard looks to extend Morgan State’s conference losing streak to six games. Morgan State’s last MEAC win came against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 77-71 on Jan. 26. Howard won 74-73 at Coppin State in its last outing.

LEADING THE CHARGE: Morgan State’s Stanley Davis has averaged 12.7 points and 6.7 rebounds while Sherwyn Devonish-Prince Jr. has put up 10.8 points. For the Bison, RJ Cole has averaged 21.2 points and 6.4 assists while Charles Williams has put up 18.6 points.

KEY FACILITATOR: Cole has either made or assisted on 47 percent of all Howard field goals over the last five games. Cole has 34 field goals and 31 assists in those games.

UNDEFEATED WHEN: Howard is a perfect 6-0 when it holds an opponent to 67 points or fewer. The Bison are 7-15 when opponents score more than 67.

THREAT BEHIND THE ARC: Howard’s Akuwovo Ogheneyole has attempted four 3-pointers and has connected on zero percent of them.

DID YOU KNOW: Morgan State has committed a turnover on just 18.5 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-lowest rate among all MEAC teams. The Bears have turned the ball over only 13.7 times per game this season.

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