Scores

Final

Coppin State 83

(6-8, 1-0 MEAC)

Howard 77

(4-12, 1-2 MEAC)

    7:30 PM ET, January 4, 2012

    Burr Gymnasium, Washington, District of Columbia

    1 2 T
    COPP 42 4183
    HOW 36 4177

    Top Performers

    Coppin St: A. Ellis 28 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Howard: G. Andrews 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

    Coppin St. 83, Howard 77

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- Akeem Ellis scored 28 points and Coppin State won for the first time on the road in eight tries this season by defeating Howard 83-77 on Wednesday night.

    Tony Gallo added 23 points for the Eagles (6-8), who won their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener. Coppin State made 29 of 33 free-throw attempts. Gallo hit 11 of 13 and the Eagles made 7of 8 in the final 1:01 to seal the win.

    Howard (4-12, 1-2) led by nine points with 4:54 to play in the first half but the Eagles closed out the first half on an 18-3 run for a 42-36 lead at the break.

    The game was tied three times in the second half before the Eagles went on an 11-0 run to lead 68-57 with 5:56 remaining.

    Glen Andrews scored 25 points, and Simuel Frazier and Dadrian Collins each added 11 for the Bison.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    HOW
    Points 83 77
    FG Made-Attempted 23-50 (.460) 31-62 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 9-27 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 29-33 (.879) 6-13 (.462)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 6

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 4, 2012 COPP 83, @HOW 77Recap
    Feb 18, 2012 HOW 70, @COPP 66Recap