Coppin State vs Towson

Coppin St. 64, Towson 61

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Michael Murray scored four of his 15 points in the final 25 seconds to help Coppin State earn a 64-61 nonconference victory over Towson Wednesday night.

Towson (4-8) pulled within 60-59 on Jerrelle Benimon's layup with 1:38 left, but Murray re-extended the lead to 62-59 with a fall-away jumper with 25 seconds left. Marcus Damas hit a layup for the Tigers with 11 seconds remaining, only to have Murray conclude the scoring with two free throws with 9 seconds left. Damas got off a 3-pointer with 3 seconds remaining but missed.

Murray added nine rebounds, while Patrick Cole had 16 points for the Eagles (3-9).

Damas led Towson with 16 points, and Benimon had 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Andre Armstrong snapped a 49-all tie with a 3-pointer for Coppin State with 5:07 left, and Cole followed with his own trey to put the Eagles up for good.

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Coppin State Eagles
M. Murray, F366-152-292315
C. Ieans, F90-60-04000
S. Smith, G293-51-25127
T. Cephas, G222-50-01205
C. Johnson, G120-20-03020
A. Armstrong264-82-210314
Z. Burnham241-40-06112
T. Franklin222-110-03435
P. Cole206-121-140216
Totals 24-686-738101664
 35.3%85.7% 
Towson Tigers
J. Benimon, F375-73-6123313
B. Dixon, C151-42-25014
M. Burwell, G272-90-05224
J. Hairston, G261-30-04323
K. Walden, G232-60-04235
M. Damas326-132-430216
R. Guthrie212-75-63019
T. Parker-Rivera173-31-13047
J. Flash20-10-00010
Totals 22-5313-1939101961
 41.5%68.4% 
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Howard5-1110-24338
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Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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