Scores

Final

Coppin State 83

(12-19, 7-9 MEAC)

Hampton 77

(18-12, 13-3 MEAC)

    8:30 PM ET, March 12, 2014

    Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    COPP 36 4783
    HAMP 30 4777

    Top Performers

    Coppin State: D. Gary 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Hampton: D. Maxwell 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Coppin State defeats Hampton 83-77

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Taariq Cephas scored 24 points off the bench, including hitting 4 of 4 3-pointers, as Coppin State defeated Hampton 83-77 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday.

    The victory over No. 2 seed Hampton (18-12) sends seventh-seeded Coppin State (12-19) to the MEAC semifinal tournament game on Friday.

    Dallas Gary added 17 points and seven rebounds for the Eagles. Michael Murray had 15 points with nine rebounds and Sterling Smith scored 14.

    Coppin State led 36-30 at the break. Hampton came back in the second to lead by five, 49-44, on a Brian Darden 3 with 14:09 to play. Tied 73-73 with 1:17 remaining, the Eagles went 10-4 to finish with the help of Cephas, Murray and Daquan Brickhouse who combined for 11 of 12 from the line in the final minute.

    Du'Vaughn Maxwell scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Pirates.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    HAMP
    Points 83 77
    FG Made-Attempted 23-50 (.460) 27-75 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 7-28 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 29-41 (.707) 16-24 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 32 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 18, 2014 COPP 71, @HAMP 68Recap
    Feb 1, 2014 HAMP 79, @COPP 76Recap
    » Mar 12, 2014 COPP 83, @HAMP 77Recap