Scores

Final

MD-E Shore 57

(7-21, 3-12 MEAC)

Coppin State 79

(12-17, 9-6 MEAC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 28, 2009

    1 2 T
    UMES 23 3457
    COPP 34 4579

    Top Performers

    Maryland-Eastern Shore: C. Conner 18 Pts, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Coppin St: M. Harper 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Coppin St. 79, Md.-Eastern Shore 57

    Associated Press

    BALTIMORE -- Michael Harper scored 22 points to lead four other Coppin State players in double figures in a 79-57 rout of Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.

    Mike Buckley and Lenny Young added 14 points apiece, Tywain McKee had 12 and Brian Chesnut chipped in 11 for the Eagles (12-17, 9-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Harper went 5-for-10 from beyond the arc, McKee added nine assists and Chesnut had eight rebounds for the Eagles.

    Chris Conner paced the Hawks (7-21, 3-12) with 18 points, while Neal Pitt scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

    The Eagles led by 11 points at halftime and outscored the Hawks 45-34 in the second half to seal the win, which was Coppin State's fifth victory in last six games. The Hawks have dropped three straight and nine of their last 10.

    Coppin State hit 11 3-pointers, while the Hawks managed to sink five.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UMES
    COPP
    Points 57 79
    FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 27-55 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 11-27 (.407)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-22 (.545) 14-17 (.824)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 22

    2008-09 Season

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