Coppin St. 71, Morgan St. 62

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BALTIMORE (AP)—Tywain McKee and Antwan Harrison combined to score 39 points to lead Coppin State to a 71-62 victory over Morgan State on Saturday.

McKee scored a game-high 20 points and Harrison added a career-high 19 for Coppin State (11-19, 9-9 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

Ronald Timus led Morgan State (12-17, 10-8) with 17 points and Boubacar Coly contributed another 13 points and 17 rebounds.

Coly tied the game at 47-47 for Morgan State with a pair of free throws with 11:07 to play, but the Eagles answered with a 10-3 run.

Darryl Roberts gave the Eagles the lead for good with a 3-pointer and Augustine Woodlin capped the run with a 3-pointer of his own giving Coppin a 57-50 lead with seven minutes to play.

The Bears cut the lead to five points on three occasions, but the Eagles made their final six free throws for the win.

Coppin shot 50 percent from the floor in the second half after being held to 34.3 percent shooting in the first half. Despite being out-rebounded 44-32, the Eagles forced Morgan State into 19 turnovers and scored 20 points off of those miscues.

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 Top Performers
 Morgan St.
B. Coly B. Coly
5-9,  13 Pts
17 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Coppin St.
T. McKee T. McKee
7-15,  20 Pts
2 Rebs, 4 Assists

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