CHICAGO (AP) — Moses Skillon threw two touchdowns as Morgan State defeated Howard 21-13 in Mid-Eastern Conference play on Saturday.
Skillon completed 16 of 29 passes for 211 yards for the Bears (1-2, 1-0). Andrew King caught both of his touchdowns and finished with 115 yards receiving.
Orlando Johnson’s 3-yard scoring run in the first quarter and Skillon’s two TD passes to King put Morgan State up 21-0 midway through the second quarter. Skillon had the Bears on the move again on their next possession, connecting with Ricky Fisk for a 7-yard pickup. But Fisk fumbled and the ball was recovered by Howard’s Craig Johnson who took it 27 yards for a Bison touchdown, closing the gap to 21-7 at halftime.
In the second half, Morgan State went scoreless and gave up two field goals by Howard’s John Fleck.
AP college football website: http://collegefootball.ap.org