Scores

Final

Coppin State 74

(11-17, 8-6 MEAC)

Howard 81

(8-19, 6-7 MEAC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 23, 2009

    Burr Gymnasium, Washington, District of Columbia

    1 2 T
    COPP 25 4974
    HOW 42 3981

    Top Performers

    Coppin St: T. McKee 28 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    Howard: E. Myatt 41 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    Howard 81, Coppin St. 74

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- Eugene Myatt scored 41 points, tying a career high, to lead Howard in an 81-74 win over Coppin State on Monday night.

    Curtis White added 17 points for the Bison (8-19, 6-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who snapped a three-game losing skid.

    Tywain McKee tallied a double-double for the Eagles (11-17, 8-6), scoring 28 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Mike Buckley added 18 points for Coppin State, which had won four straight coming into this contest.

    Myatt was 6-for-8 from beyond the arc.

    Howard, which led by 17 points at the break, won despite being outscored 49-39 in the second half by the Eagles and committing 18 turnovers in the game.

    The Bison outrebounded the Eagles 38-29, and hit 26 free throws compared to 10 for Coppin State.

    Howard avenged a 77-69 loss at Coppin State on Jan. 26.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    HOW
    Points 74 81
    FG Made-Attempted 27-69 (.391) 23-39 (.590)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-23 (.435) 9-16 (.563)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 26-34 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

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