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Coppin State 61

(7-16, 5-5 MEAC)

S Carolina St 69

(10-11, 5-4 MEAC)

    12:00 PM ET, February 7, 2009

    Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    COPP 30 3161
    SCST 35 3469

    Top Performers

    Coppin State: T. McKee 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    South Carolina State: J. Johnson 12 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    S. Carolina St. 69, Coppin St. 61

    Associated Press

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Jimmy Williams scored 15 points and Jason Johnson had a double-double to lead South Carolina State to a 69-61 win over Coppin State on Saturday.

    Johnson, who finished with 12 points and 14 rebounds, helped the Bulldogs (10-11, 5-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) shoot 54.9 percent from the floor (28-for-51). Westley Telfare and Jason Flagler each had 12 points.

    The Eagles (7-16, 5-5) took a 52-49 lead on Sam Coleman's jumper with 10:04 left in the second half. But South Carolina State went on an 8-0 run over a two minute stretch, claiming a 57-52 advantage with 7:25 remaining.

    After Coppin State's Brian Chestnut made a layup with 4:25 left, the Eagles were held scoreless for the next four minutes. Johnson's three-point play with 1:12 left made the score 69-58.

    Tywain McKee scored 15 points for Coppin State, which shot 39.3 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    SCST
    Points 61 69
    FG Made-Attempted 24-61 (.393) 28-50 (.560)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 7-12 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 11

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