Scores

Final

Coppin State 77

(8-9, 3-2 MEAC)

MD-E Shore 68

(4-14, 1-4 MEAC)

    4:30 PM ET, January 22, 2011

    William P Hytche Athletic Center, Princess Anne, Maryland

    1 2 T
    COPP 33 4477
    UMES 34 3468

    Top Performers

    Coppin State: T. Gallo 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Maryland-Eastern Shore: H. Haley 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl

    Coppin St. 77, Md.-Eastern Shore 68

    Associated Press

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Tony Gallo scored 26 points to help Coppin State defeat Maryland-Eastern Shore 77-68 on Saturday.

    The Eagles overcame a poor shooting effort to win their second game in a row. Gallo made 8 of 14 field goal attempts while the rest of the team went 16 for 50. The Eagles were 24 of 64 (37.5 percent) for the game.

    Coppin State trailed 34-33 at halftime and by as many as nine points in the second half before turning things around. Trailing 62-61 with 4:22 remaining, the Eagles went on a 9-0 run to take control at 70-62 with 2:25 to play. The Eagles went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line in the final 1:25 to seal the win.

    Akeem Ellis added 17 points and Ceslovas Kucinskas had 11 for the Eagles (8-9, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

    Hilary Haley posted a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Hawks (4-14, 1-4), who have lost five of their past six games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    UMES
    Points 77 68
    FG Made-Attempted 24-64 (.375) 24-69 (.348)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 7-29 (.241)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-32 (.688) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 6

    2010-11 Season

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