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Coppin State vs Howard

Coppin St. 63, Howard 56


WASHINGTON (AP) - Patrick Cole scored eight of his 14 points in the final 3:07 as Coppin State defeated Howard 63-56 Saturday to end a seven-game losing streak.

Michael Murray, who scored 16 points for the Eagles (6-22, 3-10 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), got nine during a 17-6 run to start the second half that gave Coppin State a 48-33 lead.

Taariq Cephas, who finished with 14 points for Coppin State, along with Andre Armstrong, had seven points during the run.

The Bison (6-22, 3-11) cut Coppin State's lead to 56-53 with 2:55 left but got no closer as they lost their fourth straight.

Two consecutive jumpers by Cole made it 60-53 at the 1:05 mark.

Mike Phillips had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Howard, and Tre Lee and Anton Dickerson scored 11 each.

The Bison had a 49-38 rebounding advantage but were hurt by 10 second-half turnovers.

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Coppin State Eagles
M. Murray, F377-162-391316
B. St. Louis, F270-10-44020
A. Armstrong, G404-123-341114
P. Cole, G334-106-852314
T. Cephas, G314-84-432114
S. Smith141-40-04103
C. Ieans131-30-02032
C. Johnson40-10-01020
Z. Burnham10-00-00000
Totals 21-5515-223871563
Howard Bison
A. Leary, F341-51-27023
M. Phillips, F276-100-0110412
T. Lee, G373-123-451311
S. Frazier, G322-122-211547
P. Okoroh, G283-93-65149
A. Dickerson234-160-020111
E. Okoro90-11-23011
B. Ford61-10-10102
T. Boyomo40-00-00000
Totals 20-6610-174981956
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N.C. Central8-016-581
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Md.-E. Shore5-212-10187
Delaware St.4-210-10189
S.C. State5-37-15293
Morgan St.2-44-16325
Coppin St.2-53-17319
N.C. A&T2-65-17341
Savannah St.1-55-15298
Florida A&M0-70-20351
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