Coppin State University Eagles
BALTIMORE - Coppin State University has proudly released its 2016 basketball plans - 17 men's and women's teams - that will include four individuals and one team. Morgan State's basketball team defeated the Delaware State Hornets 72-66 in the first round of the NCAA Division II tournament on Saturday.
Coppin State was led by freshman Michael Harper, who scored 22 points and contributed six three-pointers to the Eagles' victory. Coleman finished the night with 12, and senior Tywain McKee scored 18 points. Top scorer Tyler Hampton also scored in double figures for the Eagles with 18 points, while Hampton scored 34. He hasn't played much in his past, but he proved himself for the Mets with his performance against Morgan State on Saturday.
For more information about the University of Hampton basketball, call (704) 762-4500 or visit the Pirates' official website. The Pirates' 2016 schedule - 17 regular-season games - is available on Sports America.
Coppin State students will be admitted to all games, including homecoming, on Saturday, November 5, at 7 p.m. at the University of Hampton. Members of the CSU Athletic Hall of Fame, representing diverse backgrounds and sports eras, were elected to the 2020 Hall of Fame. The members of the Hall of Fame will also be inducted into office on September 20, 2020, at a ceremony at the home stadium of CS U.
Morgan State University, founded in 1867, is a Carnegie research institution classified as a doctoral institution that offers more than 100 academic programs that lead to graduation from high school to doctorate. Morgan serves a multiethnic and multiracial student body and seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as widely as possible to as many students as possible, as well as to their faculty and staff, to open the door to the highest levels of education for their students.
Murphy's second win against a MEAC school came in the first round of the 2016-17 NCAA Division I College Football Playoffs against Norfolk State.
In that game, the Eagles shot 51.7% (30-58) and outscored the Bison 43-31 in the contest. Coppin accomplished the feat in 1993, when Cornell defeated rival James Madison 94-78. Stewart went to the NCAA tournament in Cincinnati as MEAC's all-time leader in points, rebounds, assists, steals and steals and led the Eagles to the 1993 MeAC championship.
The last time the Bears had at least 15 wins was during the 2009-10 season, when MSU finished with a 15-12 record, won the MEAC title and played West Virginia in an NCAA tournament. The 98 points against the Eagles was the highest score by a Coppin State team in school history. No Blue Devils team has reached the 30-win mark since the 2002-03 season (30-6).
The Eagles will return home for the second time this season when they take on the University of North Carolina at Coppin Center on Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m.
The Bears will play three games outside the conference (November 9) against teams that contested the NCAA tournament last season, including Towson on December 4 at Hill Field. After a home game against the University of North Carolina on Saturday, December 2 at 7 p.m., the Eagles return home for a Monday night game against the University of Detroit Titans on Monday, December 28. The first NCAA tournament matchups between the Hornets and Eagles are scheduled for Friday, January 5 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, February 1 at 4 p.m. at the Coppin Center. It is the second time this season that a conference-less game in Washington has put the Bears at the top of their non-conference schedule.
State (15-14, 9-5) is preparing for its first home game of the season against the University of North Carolina on Saturday, December 2, at 7 p.m. at the Coppin Center. Duke opens its 116th basketball season on Friday, January 5, and hosts Coppsin State on home court for the first time in Blue Devils history at 6 p.m.
In 2009, the boring - short: physical education complex was built at Coppin State University and became the home of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill men's and women's basketball teams during the 2009-2010 season. The 1975-76 men's basketball team won the NAIA National Championship, the school's only national title, and finished with a 39-2 record. In the NCAA tournament, they defeated the University of South Carolina in the quarterfinals, becoming only the third 15-year-old to beat a seeded player in NCAA history and the first in NCAA history.
Friday's win was their first against a top-10 team in the nation, but only the second in school history and the first in Coppin State history.
In 1990-91, the Eagles became the first CSU basketball team to have a successful season and win the MEAC tournament, and the only team in school history to win both the MeAC championship and NCAA tournament in the same season. Back then, the MEAC Championships did not invite to the NCAA tournament, and N.C.A.T. defeated the Eagles by a total of 14 points in their final game of the season, a 76-71 victory.