DeWayne Jackson scored 18 points, including the game-winning free throws with 15.5 seconds left, as Morgan State edged North Carolina A&T, 68-66, Monday night.
The Bears (10-9, 6-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) also got 15 points from Larry Bastfield and 10 apiece from Ameer Ali and Aric Brooks.
Thomas Coleman had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Aggies (9-13, 4-4), but committed the foul that sent Jackson to the line. Austin Witter added 10 points for North Carolina A&T and Nic Simpson, who normally averages 15, was held to nine.
The defending conference champion Bears spotted the Aggies the game's first nine points, but answered with an 11-0 run to lead 20-16. They led 31-26 at halftime, and extended the margin to 12 points on Rodney Stokes' layup with 16:13 left, making it 40-28.
Six ties followed before Jackson's free throws settled the outcome.
Stony Brook 69, UMBC 59: Bryan Dougher scored 19 points as the host Seawolves (9-12, 4-5 America East) defeated the Retrievers (3-19, 2-7).
UMBC trailed most of the game, falling behind by 12 points early in the second half before taking the lead for the first time with 9:35 left when Chris De La Rosa hit two free throws to make it 53-52. It took Stony Brook nearly five minutes to reclaim the lead for good.
Chase Plummer had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead UMBC, which lost its third in a row. De La Rosa added 12 points.
Hampton 78, UMES 66: Kwame Morgan scored 30 points to lead the Pirates (17-5, 7-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) over the visiting Hawks (4-17, 1-7).
UMES was led by Hillary Haley's 20points.
Stevenson 82, Salisbury 76: The visiting Mustangs (6-14, 2-9 Capital Athletic Conference) earned a victory against the Sea Gulls (7-12, 2-8 CAC), who received a game-high 21 points from Chris McGrew.
Morgan State 51, North Carolina A&T 49: Senior Brittany Dodson shot just 1-for-7 from the field, but it was her lone field goal that provided the difference as the Lady Bears (12-8, 6-2 MEAC) defeated the visiting Lady Aggies ((9-10, 5-3 MEAC).
Dodson, who came off the bench and finished with 11 points, including 9-for-9 from the free-throw line, made her move to the basket in the closing seconds, then stepped back and hit a jumper along the right baseline over Jaleesa Sams, who had fallen down on the play, for the game's winning basket.
Theresa Davis came off the bench to lead Morgan State with a game-high 19 points and added a team-high eight rebounds.
Central Connecticut State 57, Mount St. Mary's 49: The host Blue Devils (13-7, 6-4 Northeast Conference) rallied from a nine-point first-half deficit and closed the game on a 14-4 run to defeat the Mount (4-17, 1-9).
Mary Dunn led the Mount with 19points and six rebounds. Selina Mann added 13 points, eight rebounds, four assists, three steals and three blocks.
Central Connecticut State was led by Alexzandria Dowdy's career-high 18 points. Jessica Babe added 10 points, and Justina Udenze chipped in nine.
St. Mary's 72, Hood 58: First-year guard Aura Payne (Severn) had season-bests of 14 points and nine rebounds in leading the Seahawks (10-9, 6-5 Capital Athletic Conference) past the host Blazers (7-11, 2-9 CAC).
Sophomore guard Pui Sham had 15 points on 4-for-5 on 3-point attempts, and senior forward Jamie Roberts added 14 points.
Washington College 77, Franklin & Marshall 54: The visiting Shorewomen (8-10, 6-7 Centennial) scored a season high in points in dominating the Diplomats (11-9, 9-6).
Freshman forward-center Latisha Pledger scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the win.
Stevenson 75, Salisbury 59: The visiting Mustangs (2-17, 1-10) took the lead early in the second half and pulled away for a CAC victory over the host Sea Gulls (7-12, 4-6), who got 18 points from junior guard Glen Charlton.