The Hawks led by as many as 13 points, 49-36, after back-to-back 3-pointers by Andino. Howard scored the next nine to pull within 49-45 midway through the second half.
James Miller's basket with 4:31 remaining in the game gave Howard its first lead since the 7:40 mark of the first half. UMES answered with a 9-0 run, with seven straight free throws by Myers and Walker, for a 66-58 lead.
Miller led Howard (13-13, 7-5) with 17 points. James Carlton had nine points, ending a streak of 15 straight games scoring in double figures.