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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

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 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

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

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

HD Video: Tom Crean reacts to win over Coppin State

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:
Via Inside the Hall
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Indiana vs. Coppin State

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.
Via Inside the Hall
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Coppin St. 98, Cheyney 78

Patrick Cole scored 21 points to lead five Coppin State players in double figures in a 98-78 victory over Cheyney Saturday in nonconference play. The Eagles (1-4), who began the season by going 0-4 in the Maui Invitational, quickly jumped on the Division II Wolves (1-1). Coppin State led 49-34 at halftime. Although Cheyney drew within 84-72 with 3:58 to play, Coppin State pulled...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

FAU 64, Coppin St. 61

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Fresno Pacific guard has meltdown after being kicked off team

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....
Via The Dagger
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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