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Basketball Transfer: Sterling Smith

Per Chris Peak of Panther Lair, Coppin State guard Sterling Smith is transferring to Pitt to finish out his collegiate career. The incoming senior averaged just under 14 points and 5 rebounds per game for the Eagles, good enough to be their leading scorer and second best rebounder. Smith is a much needed addition with the impending transfer of Durand Johnson and the graduation...
Via Pitt Blather
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NCCU writes seriously braggadocious recap after beating Coppin State 91-43

There's nothing wrong with school spirit but how about some humility or perspective? After defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champions North Carolina Central defeated Coppin State 91-43 in the conference tournament quarterfinals, the team's website put out a pretty haughty release, which opens: By now, North Carolina Central is way past the point of having to make any sort...
Via Fox Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Parks, NCCU make statement in blowout win over Coppin State

North Carolina Central's motto for this year may be "Unsatisfied," but they couldn't have asked for a better start to the 2015 MEAC Tournament. NCCU dominated Coppin State from start to finish, coming up with a 91-43 win in Wednesday's men quarterfinals.North Carolina Central will play the winner of tomorrow's Howard/Delaware State game in the semifinals on Friday night.The Eagles...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Derrick Walton, Ricky Doyle discuss win over Coppin State

Following the Michigan basketball team’s 72-56 win over Coppin State, Derrick Walton and Ricky Doyle met with media to discuss their impressive performances. Walton said he gave his team a message before tip to help ensure the Wolverines ended their four-game losing streak, while Doyle spoke on the importance of establishing himself early. Check out Walton’s comments in the...
Via UM Hoops
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 12: Coppin State at Michigan Preview

Basics Who: Coppin State (1-9) at Michigan (6-5) Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI When: 8:00 p.m., Dec. 22nd, 2014 TV: BTN Radio: 950 AM, 1050AM After losing four straight games, Michigan will welcome a quick turnaround and a chance to get a win before Christmas. The Wolverines are hosting the Coppin State Eagles this evening in arguably their easiest game of the 2014-15 season...
Via UM Hoops
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Amida Brimah Named AAC Player of the Week

This should come as no surprise after his 40 point performance against Coppin State on Sunday. From UConn: PROVIDENCE, R.I.  — A record-setting performance by sophomore center Amida Brimah (Accra, Ghana) has earned him Player of the Week honors from the American Athletic Conference, the league announced today. Brimah went 13-of-13 from the floor, the most field goals ever in a...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 15, 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 HBCU basketball...
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. ( 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&M (10-22...
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

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 its landmark...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 01, 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

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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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