Kevin Thompson had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Morgan State claimed its second consecutive NCAA tournament berth by beating South Carolina State 68-61 on Saturday in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title game.
Demontez Stitt made two free throws after Andre Young's steal in the final minute and Clemson (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) avoided a big upset in its final nonconference game, holding off South Carolina State 70-67 on Tuesday night.
In a conference where fan support is tepid at best, North Carolina A&T regularly packs the house. Now the Aggies are good enough to finally give all those fans something to cheer about, writes Kyle Whelliston.