Scores

Final

Bethune-Cookman 68

(7-25, 5-11 MEAC)

Coppin State 75

(11-19, 7-9 MEAC)

    6:30 PM ET, March 11, 2014

    Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    COOK 37 3168
    COPP 40 3575

    Top Performers

    Bethune-Cookman: M. Taylor 18 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Coppin St: M. Murray 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Coppin St. tops Bethune-Cookman 75-68 in MEAC

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Michael Murray scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as No. 7 seed Coppin State beat 10th-seeded Bethune-Cookman 75-68 in first-round action of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament Tuesday.

    Coppin State (11-19) will face No. 2 seed Hampton in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

    Arnold Fripp finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles, who never trailed. Daquan Brickhouse added 12 points and Dallas Gary 10.

    Maurice Taylor's steal and layup tied the game at 51 with 10:37 remaining before Coppin State used a 12-3 run to open up a 63-54 lead nearly 4 minutes later.

    Bethune-Cookman (7-25) responded with a 14-4 spurt, tying the game at 68 with 2:17 left, but CSU scored the final seven points as the Wildcats went 0 for 3 with a turnover in the final 2 minutes.

    Clemmye Owens paced Bethune-Cookman with 22 points. Taylor finished with 18 points and 14 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COOK
    COPP
    Points 68 75
    FG Made-Attempted 24-58 (.414) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-29 (.310) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-13 (.846) 19-28 (.679)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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