Coppin State vs Howard

Coppin St. 83, Howard 77


WASHINGTON (AP) - Akeem Ellis scored 28 points and Coppin State won for the first time on the road in eight tries this season by defeating Howard 83-77 on Wednesday night.

Tony Gallo added 23 points for the Eagles (6-8), who won their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener. Coppin State made 29 of 33 free-throw attempts. Gallo hit 11 of 13 and the Eagles made 7of 8 in the final 1:01 to seal the win.

Howard (4-12, 1-2) led by nine points with 4:54 to play in the first half but the Eagles closed out the first half on an 18-3 run for a 42-36 lead at the break.

The game was tied three times in the second half before the Eagles went on an 11-0 run to lead 68-57 with 5:56 remaining.

Glen Andrews scored 25 points, and Simuel Frazier and Dadrian Collins each added 11 for the Bison.

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Coppin State Eagles
A. Ellis, F389-158-952128
L. Wiens, F301-56-68139
M. Murray, F211-32-21244
T. Gallo, G335-1011-1324323
A. Williams, G161-41-20013
M. Harper273-71-12009
T. Cephas182-30-05115
B. St. Louis121-20-02012
M. Simpson50-10-00100
Totals 23-5029-3329111483
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F222-31-26235
A. Leary, C283-40-21046
G. Andrews, G3810-271-276425
S. Frazier, G294-73-335211
T. Lee, G164-50-02049
P. Okoroh231-51-44013
D. Collins204-70-043211
O. Ellison70-00-00020
C. Cuffee62-30-00104
T. Boyomo50-00-00100
A. Dickerson41-10-00113
B. Ford20-00-00100
Totals 31-626-1331202377
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N.C. Central7-913-19311
Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
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