Scores

Final

Coppin State 73

(10-11, 5-3 MEAC)

Hampton 70

(7-14, 3-5 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, January 28, 2012

    Hampton Convocation Center, Hampton, Virginia

    1 2 T
    COPP 26 4773
    HAMP 29 4170

    Top Performers

    Coppin State: T. Gallo 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast

    Hampton: M. Tuitt 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 10 Ast, 5 Stl

    Coppin St. 73, Hampton 70

    Associated Press

    HAMPTON, Va. -- Tony Gallo scored 21 points and Coppin State held on to beat Hampton 73-70 Saturday night.

    Hampton was ahead 37-29 with 17:33 remaining before an 8-0 run by the Eagles (10-11, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) forced the first of seven second-half ties.

    Coppin State took its biggest lead of the game, 53-45, after three free throws and a 3-pointer by Gallo and two layups by Antonio Williams.

    The Pirates (7-14, 3-5) used an 8-0 run over the next 2 minutes to tie it at 53 with 6:53 remaining.

    Gallo hit seven free throws in the final 3:39, and two by Michael Harper with 11 seconds to play put the Eagles in front 73-70. Darrion Pellum's 3-point try for Hampton missed with 4 seconds remaining.

    Harper scored 16 points and Logan Wiens 14 for Coppin State.

    Pellum led Hampton with 24 points. Mike Tuitt had 12 points and 10 assists.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    HAMP
    Points 73 70
    FG Made-Attempted 23-55 (.418) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-27 (.370) 7-24 (.292)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 11-21 (.524)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

    2011-12 Season

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