Florida A&M 73, Coppin St. 59

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)—Lamar Twitty came off the bench to score 16 points in Florida A&M’s 73-59 win over Coppin State on Wednesday night.

Florida A&M (17-13, 11-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed by five points midway through the second half, but rattled off a 19-2 run to take control of the game.

Twitty scored nine of his 16 points during the run to spark Florida A&M. Brian Greene scored 12 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for Florida A&M. The Rattlers also got 12 points and eight rebounds from Darius Glover. Greene added five assists.

Florida A&M out-rebounded Coppin State and held the Eagles to just 31-percent shooting from the field. Florida A&M had 13 first-half turnovers, but still led 27-23 at halftime.

Tywain McKee scored a game-high 22 points to lead Coppin State (10-19, 8-9), but made just six of his 16 shots and turned the ball over six times.

Coppin State made just 10 of its 33 3-point attempts, and only shot 14 free throws. Florida A&M attempted 36.

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 Coppin St.
T. McKee T. McKee
6-16,  22 Pts
4 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Florida A&M
L. Twitty L. Twitty
5-9,  16 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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