Daniel Horton also had 11 points for the Wolverines (9-1), who
are off to their best start since opening the 1989-90 season 10-1.
Tywain McKee and Darryl Proctor scored 20 and 13 points,
respectively, for the Eagles (0-10), who are playing their first 14
games on the road. Coppin State is off to its worst start in school
Michigan jumped out to a 44-31 lead at the start of the second
half by hitting its first four shots and not allowing Coppin State
to make any of its first six field goal attempts.
The Eagles twice pulled within 10 points, the last time 48-38
with 13:38 remaining. The Wolverines answered with a 19-9 run to go
ahead 67-47 with 6:49 to play. Coppin State was not able to get
within 20 points the rest of the game.
Michigan struggled in the first half against Coppin State's
smaller but faster lineup. Trailing 27-23, the Wolverines ran off
10 straight points and held the Eagles without a basket over a 4:20
stretch to take their largest lead of the half, 33-27.
Two technical fouls were called on Coppin State in the first
half, including one against McKee with 4:28 left that sparked