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Coppin State Eagles (8-23)


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vs. Nor 
L 81-99
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@ Morgan 
W 88-77
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vs. DelSt 
L 92-104
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@ B-C 
W 64-60
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@ NCCent 
L 43-91
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Parks, NC Central beat Coppin St., advance in MEAC tourney

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jordan Parks scored 29 and grabbed 10 rebounds to help North Carolina Central cruise to a 91-43 win over ninth-seeded Coppin State in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday night.

Anthony McDonald hit four 3-pointers and scored 19 and Nimrod Hilliard added 12 points and six assists for NC Central (25-6), which will face either fourth-seeded Howard or No. 5 seed Delaware State in a semifinal Friday.

Top-seeded NC Central jumped out to a 12-1 lead as Coppin State (8-23) missed its first six shots. NC Central took a 44-22 advantage into halftime.

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Leaders
Points: S. Smith13.9
Rebounds: A. Fripp5.6
Assists: T. Cephas4.9
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: S. Smith41.8%
Steals: T. Cephas1.5
Blocks: A. Fripp0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky37-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin34-3
4 Duke31-4
5 Arizona34-3
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga34-2
8 Notre Dame32-5
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky37-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin34-3
4 Arizona34-3
5 Duke31-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga34-2
8 Notre Dame32-5
9 UNI31-4
10 Iowa State25-9
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Mid-Eastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
North Carolina Central 16-0 25-8
Norfolk State 12-4 20-14
Maryland Eastern Shore 11-5 18-15
Howard 10-6 16-16
Delaware State 9-7 18-18
Hampton 8-8 17-18
Bethune-Cookman 7-9 11-21
South Carolina State 7-9 11-22
North Carolina A&T 6-10 9-23
Coppin State 6-10 8-23
Savannah State 5-11 9-22
Morgan State 5-11 7-24
Florida A&M 2-14 2-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.6 (69)
Rebounds: 10.3 (206)
Assists: 12.6 (170)
FG%: 39.8% (323)
FT%: 69.2% (173)
3P%: 35.7% (109)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 82.5 (350)
Rebounds: 21.8 (301)
Assists: 15.5 (345)
FG%: 48.0% (347)
FT%: 70.1% (228)
3P%: 37.8% (323)
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