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Coppin State to hire Michael Grant as new men's basketball coach

More than a month after announcing that the contract of longtime men’s basketball coach Fang Mitchell would not be renewed, Coppin State athletic director Derrick Ramsey said Monday he will introduce Stillman College coach Michael Grant as Mitchell’s successor at a campus news conference Tuesday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. “I’m impressed with his work,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Southern Hoops Coach Headed To Coppin State

Michael Grant is leaving Alabama for Baltimore. (Photo courtesy of Stillman News)Less than six weeks after parting ways with a legend, Coppin State is ready to begin the new era in its basketball program. Michael Grant will replace Ron "Fang" Mitchell as CSU coach, the school announced in a press release today.While Grant will be new to the MEAC, he is a familiar name in...
Via HBCU Gameday
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fang Mitchell out as Coppin State men's basketball coach, according to source

Ron "Fang" Mitchell’s 28-year coaching career at Coppin State appears to have come to an end. An announcement is expected Friday that Mitchell's contract will not be renewed, an athletic department source said. Mitchell led the Eagles to national prominence with 11 straight winning seasons between 1988 and 2000, including appearances in four NCAA tournaments and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Logan's Six RBI Game Leads Auburn To Win

Freshman catcher Blake Logan had a three-run home run as he drove home six of Auburn's 13 runs in a baseball victory over Coppin State.
Via auburn.scout.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

O'Neal And Tigers Tame Coppin State

Auburn defeated Coppin State 10-0 Tuesday night behind the pitching of senior Michael O'Neal.
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

O'Neal And Tigers Tame Coppin State

Auburn defeated Coppin State 10-0 Tuesday night behind the pitching of senior Michael O'Neal.
Via auburn.scout.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern, Hampton Fall In Conference Tourney Upsets

Seventh seeded Coppin State upset Hampton in the MEAC quarterfinals on Wednesday. (Hamptonroads.com photo)The Big Dance may be a week away, but March Madness has already hit the MEAC and SWAC Tournaments. Both tournaments experienced big upsets on Wednesday as the SWAC's top seed and MEAC's second seed both bowed out early.Down in Houston, hometown team Prairie View A&...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Coppin State beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 58-50

Sterling Smith scored 12 points with four rebounds as Coppin State held on to beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 58-50 on Saturday. Smith hit a 3-pointer at 3:08 in the first half to give Coppin State a 24-21 lead. But a Hakeem Baxter layup and two free throws by Shane Randall in under a minute helped Maryland-Eastern Shore establish a 30-26 advantage at halftime. The lead changed hands...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Coppin State edges Delaware State 54-53

Taariq Cephas made two free throws with 24 seconds remaining and Brandon St. Louis stole the ball in the final second to secure a 54-53 victory for Coppin State over Delaware State Monday night. Albert Thomas was going up for a game-winning shot attempt when St. Louis slapped the ball away to assure the victory for Coppin State (8-14, 5-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Andre...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Hoops Heros: Coppin State's Larry Stewart

This Black History Month, we're taking a look back at some of the athletes and coaches who have had an impact on HBCU Sports. Some of them are better known than others, but all of them are important. Today, we'll start with former Coppin State forward Larry Stewart. Larry Stewart led Coppin State to its first-ever MEAC Championship. While Coppin State is best known for...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Coppin State rolls past North Carolina A&T 70-54

Andre Armstrong, who made 3 of 5 3-point attempts, finished with 16 points as Coppin State made a season-high 13 shots from behind the arc to defeat North Carolina A&T 70-54 Monday night. Coppin State (7-13, 4-3 Mid-American Athletic Conference) made 43.3 percent of its 3-point attempts, while limiting NC A&T to just 5 of 22. Coppin State took an early 24-4 lead and held...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State runs away from Coppin State 83-71

Malcolm Hawkins scored 22 points to lead Norfolk State over Coppin State 83-71 on Monday. The Spartans (11-8, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) got 17 points from Pendarvis Williams, Rashid Gaston added 12 and Brandon Goode had 10 as the team shot 50 percent from the floor. They out-rebounded the Eagles 42-31. Coppin State (6-12, 3-2) was led by Andre Armstrong with 20 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Coppin State tops South Carolina State 75-69

Michael Murray scored 20 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as Coppin State snapped a seven-game losing streak, beating South Carolina State 75-69 Monday night. Andre Armstrong added a season-high 22 points and Arnold Fripp scored 15 for the Eagles (5-11, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Coppin State shot just 6 of 23 (26.1 percent) from 3-point range but made more free throws...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Coppin State Hoops Intro

Coppin State has a pretty good intro. Loving the windmill dunk.
Via HBCU Gameday
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin State defeats UMBC 91-71

Michael Murray scored 21 points and Taariq Cephas added 18 with eight assists as Coppin State defeated UMBC 91-71 Wednesday night. The Eagles (4-4) broke a 15-all tie midway through the first half with an 21-7 run fueled by two 3-pointers from Murray to help them coast to a 43-32 lead at the break. UMBC (3-8) cut the deficit to seven in the second half after an Aaron Morgan free...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray, Coppin St. topple Delaware St. 73-54

Michael Murray led all scorers with a career-high 28 points as Coppin State sealed a 73-54 victory over Delaware State on Saturday in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Murray shot 11 of 15 (73.3 percent) from the floor and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds. Sterling Smith scored 15 points, and Taariq Cephas finished with 10 assists and 12 points. The Eagles...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Irvin has a big game for Michigan

Michigan’s freshman Zak Irvin poured in a career high 24 points as Michigan beat Coppin State Sunday, 87-45. Irvin talked about being comfortable out on the floor and the confidence his teammates have in him.
Via michigan.scout.com
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Post Game Video: Irvin, Robinson III Talk Win

VIDEO: Freshman Zak Irvin on his 24-point performance in a win over Coppin State and sophomore Glenn Robinson III talks back issue, playing on the wing, more.
Via michigan.scout.com
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Michigan Throttles CSU, Duke Next

VIDEO: Andre Barthwell & Kyle Bogenschutz recap Michigan's win over Coppin State, big game from freshman Zak Irvin, and look ahead to Duke Tuesday night.
Via michigan.scout.com
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Michigan 87, Coppin State 45

All photos by Dustin Johnston. Full gallery after the jump.
Via UM Hoops
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin State beats Ohio Valley 96-79

Sterling Smith had 22 points, Taariq Cephas added 19 and Coppin State held a 30-point lead with only 3:09 remaining in a Monday night victory over Ohio Valley 96-79. Smith and Cephas both made two 3-pointers and Jerimyjah Batts had nine points and nine rebounds for the Eagles (2-2). Coppin State outscored Ohio Valley in the paint 40-18. Daquan Brickhouse had 11 points and Andre...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 12 North Carolina romps Coppin State 91-51

Diamond DeShields scored a game-high 16 points, Jessica Washington and Stephanie Mavunga each added 14 as No. 12 North Carolina rolled past Coppin State 91-51 Sunday. The Tar Heels (4-1) pulled ahead early with a 12-0 run to take their first double-digit lead capped off by a Washington 3-pointer. They had a 46-23 advantage at the break and led by as much as 45 during the second...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin State shocks Oregon State

Sterling Smith had a career-high 21 points as Coppin State defeated Oregon State 78-73 on Sunday for the Eagles' first-ever victory over a Pac-12 school. The Eagles, who led by as many as 13 points, went into the game 0-16 against Pac-12 teams, including an 83-64 loss at California in their season opener on Friday. Roberto Nelson had a career-high 36 points for the Beavers...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin State defeats Oregon State 78-73

Sterling Smith had a career-high 21 points and Coppin State defeated Oregon State 78-73 on Sunday for the Eagles' first-ever victory over a Pac-12 school. The Eagles, who led by as many as 13 points, went into the game 0-16 against Pac-12 teams, including an 83-64 loss at California in their season opener on Friday. Roberto Nelson had a career-high 36 points for the Beavers...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

CLANK: Beavs lose in major upset

THERE WAS A point midway through the first half when the Coppin State players looked fully focused and completely energized. They had just begun to build the lead, a crucial buffer that would last the rest of the game against Oregon State. The Beavers, meanwhile at that same point, just looked stunned.
Via oregonstate.scout.com
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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