Bailey gave Bethune-Cookman an 82-80 lead on a 3-pointer from the wing in the closing seconds of regulation. Morgan State freshman Kyson Rawls was fouled on a driving layup attempt at 3.4 and he made two free throws to tie it at 82 and Bailey was off on a 3-point runner at the buzzer.
Tied at 92, Bethune-Cookman dribbled down the clock, Bailey was fouled on a layup attempt at 6.2 and he made two at the stripe. Rawls took a handoff and hit a potential winning 3-pointer but it was called off for a moving screen. Bailey sealed it with two free throws before David Syfax hit a 3 at the horn.
Shawntrez Davis, averaging 14.9 points, also fouled out with just nine points for Bethune-Cookman (16-12, 10-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Tiwian Kendley scored 29 of his career-high 41 points after halftime for Morgan State (10-16, 6-7).
James is the highest-ranked prospect to commit to the Vols under Rick Barnes and the highest overall since Tobias Harris in 2010.
Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|