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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.MORE
|Rebounds:||T. Harris Jr.||7.2|
|FT%:||T. Harris Jr.||72.8%|
|Blocks:||T. Harris Jr.||0.8|
|South Carolina State||12-4||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||13-19|
|Maryland Eastern Shore||7-9||10-22|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||10-22|
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