COPPIN STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP
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&...
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
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...
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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
Tom Crean met with the media following Indiana’s 87-51 win over Coppin State on Saturday night at Assembly Hall.
Watch and listen to the press conference in the embedded media player below:
Check out 20 photos by Jamie Owens from Indiana’s 87-51 win over Coppin State at Assembly Hall in the embedded photo gallery after the jump. Purchase prints from J. Scott Sports.
Thoughts on an 87-51 win over Coppin State:
I. The Georgia game had its share of ugliness, but this one — the first ten minutes, at least — wasn’t pretty. Indiana missed shots (a Will Sheehey airball, an 0-9 start) and turned the ball over (eight turnovers in the first 10:35). Coppin State’s 2-3 zone had the Hoosiers out of sorts in the halfcourt and the Eagles didn’t surrender...
Stefan Moody netted 19 points off the bench and FAU won 64-61 over Coppin State Saturday in a nonconference matchup.
Jordan McCoy added 10 points and Greg Gantt pulled down 11 boards for the Eagles.
FAU opened the game on an 18-2 run. Coppin State answered with six straight of its own but the Eagles scored 15 consecutive points to take a 33-8 halftime lead.
FAU (1-2) held Coppin...
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November 17, 2012
Here are the highlights of the UConn Huskies men's basketball team's 87-70 win over the Coppin State Eagles at the XL Center in Hartford, CT on Sunday afternoon.
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A spot on Fresno Pacific University's basketball team wasn't all Lenny Young lost on Monday night.
Young also somehow lost his clothes and all sense of decorum in the process.
The same night that Fresno Pacific coach Chris Wright dismissed Young from the team for missing a game, the 6-foot-2 Coppin State transfer went on a naked rampage near the NAIA school's campus....