Johnson & Wales (3-0) shot nearly 60 percent for the game against its NAIA foes, limiting Morris to just 35 percent on 26-of-73 shooting fromt he floor.
The Wildcats led by as many as 17 points late in the third quarter, gradually building their lead after falling behind nine points in the early going.
Keyanne McCray led Morris (0-5) with 15 points on the evening.
Johnson & Wales will resume play on Saturday when they travel to Center Township, P.A., to play Point Park University on the campus of Penn State Beaver. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.