Savannah State vs Coppin State

Savannah St. 56, Coppin St. 48

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Arnold Louis grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds to go along with a season-high 16 points and Savannah State rallied from a nine-point first-half deficit to defeat Coppin State 56-48 Saturday in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.

The Tigers (7-9, 1-1), coming off an 84-40 win over Allen that snapped a six-skid, opened the second half with a 17-2 surge to lead 35-27.

Coppin State closed to 39-37 on Andre Armstrong's layup with 8:54 left, but Savannah State answered with Preston Blackman's 3-pointer and Khiry White's three-point play. The Eagles could get no closer than four in the final 5:19.

Rashad Hassan and Preston Blackman added 10 points apiece for the Tigers.

Coppin State (3-14, 0-2), which led 25-16 with 3:41 left in the first half, posted its lowest scoring output since losing to Texas 69-46 on Nov. 12.

Michael Murray's 10 points paced the Eagles, who have lost five straight.

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Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F193-64-650410
C. Spears, F10-00-00010
P. Blackman, G343-152-425110
K. White, G342-44-52318
C. Smith, G282-40-11134
A. Louis337-112-3190216
J. Smith271-52-23214
R. Burger201-30-01013
M. Hutchins40-11-20021
Totals 19-4915-2338111656
 38.8%65.2% 
Coppin State Eagles
M. Murray, F333-124-461310
S. Smith, F311-61-15023
C. Ieans, F181-40-04032
T. Franklin, G272-50-02226
P. Cole, G184-80-00129
A. Armstrong333-70-05118
Z. Burnham223-71-35037
T. Cephas171-30-01123
D. Johnson10-10-00000
Totals 18-536-83161848
 34%75% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hampton13-321-11154
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Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Howard6-1012-20328
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
 
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