Coppin State vs Hampton

Coppin St. 67, Hampton 65


HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Patrick Cole scored a season-high 29 points and hit two late free throws to help Coppin State escape Hampton 67-65 in overtime Monday in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference matchup.

Hampton (5-12, 2-2) rallied from a 51-42 deficit to a 56-55 lead behind a 3-pointer from Mercado at the 3:11 mark. But the Pirates were held scoreless until Maxwell's free throws with 12 seconds showing sent the game into OT.

Both teams opened overtime with a 3-pointer and exchanged baskets until two Cole free throws tied it at 65-65 with 52 seconds remaining. Hampton missed its ensuing shot, a 3-pointer, and Cole converted two free throws with 1 second left to create the final margin.

Neither team shot well, Coppin State (5-15, 2-3) at 33 percent (23 of 70) and Hampton at 34 percent (21 of 61), but the Eagles grabbed a season-high 48 rebounds.

Mercado led Hampton with 24 points.

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Coppin State Eagles
M. Murray, F292-100-012244
Z. Burnham, F251-70-13042
D. Johnson, F212-82-23026
A. Armstrong, G435-164-730316
T. Cephas, G431-71-26733
P. Cole329-177-861229
S. Smith232-40-03105
C. Ieans91-10-02032
Totals 23-7014-2048112167
Hampton Pirates
E. Okoroba, F446-112-4130414
D. Maxwell, F365-95-6111315
D. Meikle, F160-40-02020
D. Powers, G442-80-011135
J. Williams, G231-90-02323
R. Mercado316-177-870224
A. Austin151-20-23122
K. Brown80-12-21122
W. Dunning60-00-00000
R. Price20-00-00000
Totals 21-6116-2242172065
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