The Monarchs used their dominance in the paint to take the easy win, outrebounding the Bears 42-25, including 16 offensive rebounds. Old Dominion outscored Morgan State 51-16 in the paint.
Morgan State started off with a 9-2 lead before the Monarchs scored the next 11 points. The game was tied for the final time at 20 when ODU went on a 26-9 run to end the half. A 12-2 run to open the second half, led by 10 points from Bacote, sealed the outcome.