NCAA Basketball

Coppin State Eagles (9-22)


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@ Nor 
L 77-85
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vs. Morgan 
L 72-74
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@ DelSt 
W 72-62
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@ NCA&T 
W 98-91
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@ SCSt 
L 80-90
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South Carolina St. beats Coppin St. in MEAC quarters 90-80

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Eric Eaves scored 21 points with eight rebounds, and Tashombe Riley added 18 points and eight boards to help No. 3 seed South Carolina State beat 11th-seeded Coppin State 90-80 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament Thursday.

Greg Mortimer and Gabe McCray scored 13 points apiece, while Ed Stephens had 10 for South Carolina State, which will face second-seeded Norfolk State (17-15) in the semifinals Friday.

The Bulldogs made 23 of 37 (62.2 percent) field-goal attempts, including four 3-pointers, in the first half and took a 59-43 lead into the break.

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Leaders
Points: C. Kessee14.6
Rebounds: T. Harris Jr.7.2
Assists: C. Kessee1.9
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: T. Harris Jr.72.8%
3P%: C. Kessee39.5%
Steals: T. Seymore1.3
Blocks: T. Harris Jr.0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Mid-Eastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Hampton 13-3 21-11
South Carolina State 12-4 19-15
Norfolk State 12-4 17-17
Bethune-Cookman 10-6 14-18
Savannah State 9-7 16-16
North Carolina Central 7-9 13-19
Maryland Eastern Shore 7-9 10-22
North Carolina A&T 7-9 10-22
Howard 6-10 12-20
Morgan State 6-10 9-22
Coppin State 6-10 9-22
Delaware State 5-11 7-25
Florida A&M 4-12 8-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.3 (196)
Rebounds: 13.1 (29)
Assists: 11.2 (313)
FG%: 38.4% (347)
FT%: 70.6% (144)
3P%: 33.3% (241)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 80.5 (334)
Rebounds: 23.9 (273)
Assists: 14.9 (300)
FG%: 47.1% (331)
FT%: 64.2% (3)
3P%: 36.9% (301)
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