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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

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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

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...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin St. 69, Bethune-Cookman 61

Michael Murray had 16 points, 14 rebounds and five assists as Coppin State held off Bethune-Cookman 69-61 Thursday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Eagles (8-23, 5-11 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) have won three of their last four after a seven-game skid. Trailing 63-53, the Wildcats stormed back with Kevin Dukes hitting consecutive 3-pointers in a 23-second...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin St. 63, Md.-Eastern Shore 60

Andre Armstrong scored 22 points to help Coppin State avenge a Feb. 18 double-overtime defeat, beating Maryland-Eastern Shore 63-60 Monday night. Michael Murray and Collin Johnson both added nine points for Coppin State (7-23, 4-11 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). After Kevin Mays' layup got Maryland-Eastern Shore within 59-58, Brandon St. Louis made a pair of free throws...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

UA baseball finishes off sweep of Coppin State

Box score TUCSON, Ariz. The 10th-ranked Arizona baseball team jumped ahead early and pulled away late, dispatching visiting Coppin State 13-9 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep before a crowd of 2,680 at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona (3-0) cruised to a pair of victories behind dominant starting pitching on Friday and Saturday, but Sunday's series finale was a different story...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona again dominates Coppin State

Box score TUCSON, Ariz. Junior starter James Farris racked up a career-high eight strikeouts over eight innings and sophomore catcher Riley Moore reached base five times to score three runs as 10th-ranked Arizona defeated visiting Coppin State 14-1 before a crowd of 2,969 on Saturday at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona (2-0) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second inning and blew it open...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UA baseball routs Coppin State in 2013 opener

Box score TUCSON, Ariz. It was the start of a new season, but 24th-ranked Arizona picked up right where it left off. The defending national champions got a dominant effort from junior starter Konner Wade and erupted offensively in the middle innings en route to a 16-0 season-opening win over Coppin State before 5,145 fans at Hi Corbett Field on Friday night. Wade (1-0), a winner...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NC Central 84, Coppin St. 75

Emanuel Chapman dished out 13 assists Saturday to help North Carolina Central remain unbeaten in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with an 84-75 victory over Coppin State. Ray Willis scored 20 points and Jeremy Ingram 19 for the Eagles of North Carolina Central (12-7, 5-0), who won their sixth straight. Jay Copeland added 17 points and Stanton Kidd had 15 points and nine rebounds...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin St. 67, Hampton 65

Patrick Cole scored a season-high 29 points and hit two late free throws to help Coppin State escape Hampton 67-65 in overtime Monday in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference matchup. Hampton (5-12, 2-2) rallied from a 51-42 deficit to a 56-55 lead behind a 3-pointer from Mercado at the 3:11 mark. But the Pirates were held scoreless until Maxwell's free throws with 12 seconds showing...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Coppin St. 79, SC State 58

Michael Murray scored 19 points and Andre Armstrong had 17 as Coppin State beat South Carolina State 79-58 for its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference win Monday night. The Eagles (4-14, 1-2) capitalized on the Bulldogs (4-12, 0-3) sloppy play, draining 16 of 22 free throws off South Carolina State's 22 fouls and taking advantage of 15 Bulldog turnovers. Coppin State shot...
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January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Arkansas women top Coppin State 71-57

Sarah Watkins had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots Friday night to lead No. 25 Arkansas to a 71-57 victory over Coppin State. Watkins scored 18 of her points in the second half. Arkansas trailed most of the first half before putting together a 16-0 run and leading 32-23 at halftime. Quistelle Williams had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Razorbacks (12-1), who have...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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