Scores

Final

Delaware State 54

(5-9, 2-0 MEAC)

Coppin State 49

(3-12, 1-2 MEAC)

4:00 PM ET, January 6, 2007

1 2 T
DSU 24 3054
COPP 22 2749

Top Performers

Delaware State: R. Bright 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Coppin State: A. Harrison 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Delaware St. 54, Coppin St. 49

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Roy Bright scored 16 points, Troy Roundtree added 12 and Delaware State beat Coppin State 54-49 on Saturday.

The Hornets (5-9, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) made their final four free throws to hold on for the victory.

Antwan Harrison led the Eagles (3-12, 1-2) with 13 points. He was the only player to score in double figures for Coppin State, which got 19 points from its bench.

Delaware State led 24-22 at halftime, and the game was tight throughout. A basket by reserve Ethan Kennedy brought the Eagles within 41-40 with 6:49 remaining.

Bright answered with a layup and a 3-pointer, giving the Hornets a 46-40 lead with 5:02 left. He later found Roundtree for a layup that increased Delaware State's lead to five with 2:45 remaining.

Robert Pressey's inside basket cut the Hornets' lead to 50-47 with 49 seconds left. Ethan Kennedy had a chance to get the Eagles even closer with 17 seconds remaining, but missed two free throws.

Delaware State outrebounded Coppin State 20-13 in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DSU
COPP
Points 54 49
FG Made-Attempted 20-45 (.444) 20-41 (.488)
3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 3-15 (.200)
FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 6-16 (.375)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 1

2006-07 Season

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» Jan 6, 2007 DSU 54, @COPP 49Recap
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