Coppin State vs Norfolk State

Coppin St. 87, Norfolk St. 82

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Michael Harper scored 20 points to lead four Coppin State players in double figures as the Eagles held on for an 87-82 win over Norfolk State on Monday night, dominating the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference leaders for most of the contest.

Tony Gallo added 16 points, Akeem Ellis 14 and Logan Wiens 12 for the Eagles (11-11, 6-3), who led by 22 points at halftime. Coppin State was up 66-43 with 9 minutes left after a flurry of Ellis layups, but still let the league-leading Spartans back into it.

Norfolk State pulled within six points after a 23-6 run, fueled by 10 points from Kyle O'Quinn, but Coppin State did just enough from the charity stripe to win the game. The Eagles sank 13 foul shots in the final 2 minutes.

O'Quinn finished with 27 points and 18 rebounds, both game highs, to lead the Spartans (16-7, 8-1).

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L. Wiens, F332-88-934212
A. Ellis, F256-102-310514
M. Harper, G378-120-262120
T. Gallo, G344-86-831416
A. Williams, G193-42-27458
T. Cephas311-34-63136
M. Murray142-31-20125
B. St. Louis51-10-00012
R. Edwards10-00-01000
M. Simpson10-00-00000
C. Johnson00-04-40004
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Norfolk State Spartans
M. Tamares, F232-91-26115
K. O'Quinn, C3311-145-5180427
P. Williams, G333-134-412311
C. McEachin, G266-190-011517
R. McCauley, G90-10-02120
B. Wheeless225-90-150510
J. Fuentes160-21-42631
R. Johnson154-71-120010
Q. Pugh100-10-00200
A. Rogers80-01-21011
W. Graham40-20-00000
K. Brown10-10-00000
Totals 31-7813-1942132482
 39.7%68.4% 
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