Posted December 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
Coppin State's first-ever game against a No. 1 team started off better than might have been expected. The Eagles kept Indiana's preseason All-American Cody Zeller in check, and led for much of the first half on Saturday night against the No. 1 Hoosiers. ''I think the zone slowed them down some,'' Coppin State coach Ron ''Fang'' Mitchell said. ''Before we started, we were concerned with their transition and how they get up and down the floor. ''We had control early, but we're a young team, and it's hard to keep that going and maintain that tempo.'' Christian Watford put Indiana ahead for good with a 3-pointer at the 9:26 mark of the first half - the Hoosiers' first lead of the game - and Indiana rolled to an 87-51 win on Saturday night. Indiana forced eight second-half turnovers and harassed Coppin State into 38-percent shooting in the second half. ''We had a lot of turnovers in the second half, and they're long and very active,'' Mitchell said. ''Their press bothered us; it sh...
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