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.
Kalen Johnson threw for 96 yards with one interception for the Bison (0-4, 0-2).
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