Scores

Final

Coppin State 65

(8-18, 6-8 MEAC)

S Carolina St 76

(11-15, 9-7 MEAC)

    9:00 PM ET, February 19, 2007

    Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

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    COPP 31 3465
    SCST 29 4776

    South Carolina St. 76, Coppin St. 65

    Associated Press

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Derrick Davis scored 22 points to lead South Carolina State to a 76-65 win over Coppin State on Monday night.

    The Bulldogs (11-15, 9-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) controlled the second half, turning a two-point deficit at halftime into a 56-44 lead with 9:38 to go in the game.

    The Eagles (8-18, 6-8) cut their deficit to 65-57 with 4:29 to go, but South Carolina State hit its free throws down the stretch to secure the win.

    The Bulldogs made 18 of 23 free throws, compared to 12-of-23 shooting from the foul line for Coppin State.

    South Carolina State outrebounded the Eagles 33-24.

    Travis Jones added 16 points and Julius Carter had 14 points for the Bulldogs.

    Tywain McKee and Augustine Woodlin each scored 14 points for Coppin State.

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