Delaware State 68, Coppin State 49
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)—Jahsha Bluntt scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half as top-seed Delaware State defeated Coppin State 68-49 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday.
The Hornets (20-11) will face the winner of Thursday’s Morgan State-South Carolina game in a semifinal Friday.
The win marks the first time in Delaware State history that the Hornets have posted back-to-back 20-win seasons.
Delaware State led 38-24 at the break.
Roy Bright scored 15 points for Delaware State, Aaron Fleetwood had 12 and Darren had 11 points and seven assists.
The No. 8 seed Eagles (12-20) were led by Tywain McKee, who scored 14 points.