Morgan State (6-13) and Coppin State (5-19) Face Off

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1ST2ND TOTAL
  Morgan State 46 34 80
  Coppin State 18 33 51
Sat, Feb 09 2013, 04:40 PM

Coppin Center
Baltimore, MD
Attendance: 2,516

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Morgan State travels to Coppin Center on Saturday to take on Coppin State. Tipoff occurs at 4 p.m. EST. The Bears are 7-2 against the Eagles over the last four years. The last time they played they won 91-80 on Feb. 22, 2012.

Coppin State is in 10th place in the conference and just behind eigth place Morgan State with a chance to catch up.

In their last outing, despite 18 points and 5 rebounds from DeWayne Jackson, the Bears fell to Norfolk State 64-59 on Feb. 4. He contributes a team-high 14.4 points per game and 2.1 steals per game. The Eagles were defeated by Hampton 59-53 on Feb. 4 despite 10 points and 12 rebounds from Michael Murray. With 12.1 points per game and 9 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. Coppin State will hope to exploit their strength in turnover percentage in this matchup. Their mark of 20.6 percent in this area ranks second in the conference and 191st in the country.

StatSmack! Morgan State is better than Coppin State
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Morgan State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (899 to 862) than Coppin State, per the NCAA.
  • Morgan State is ranked higher than Coppin State in the MEAC (No. 8 vs. No. 10).
  • Morgan State has an average margin of victory of 8 over Coppin State in 17 wins since 1985.
  • Morgan State has a much better overall winning percentage over the last five years (54.3 percent to 38.4 percent).
MORGAN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ DeWayne Jackson 32 14 5 3 2 1 3
C+ Justin Black 33 14 4 3 1 0 3
C Anthony Hubbard 31 13 7 2 1 0 4
C Ian Chiles 21 9 5 1 1 1 1
C- S. Duncan 24 6 4 1 0 2 2
D+ Blake Bozeman 30 6 2 2 1 0 2
D Tauron Bailey 9 2 2 0 0 0 0
D- Donte Pretlow 15 2 1 1 1 0 2
D- Cedric Blossom 11 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Thair Heath 7 2 2 0 0 0 1
F Rasean Simpson 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Daon Riley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
CSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Michael Murray 35 12 9 1 1 0 2
C- Troy Franklin 24 12 2 3 2 0 3
C- Patrick Cole 24 11 3 2 1 0 3
D+ Sterling Smith 24 5 4 1 1 0 1
D+ Andre Armstrong 25 11 1 0 1 0 1
D+ Taariq Cephas 28 6 3 3 1 0 2
D Zach Burnham 21 5 4 0 1 0 1
D Charles Ieans 16 4 2 0 0 1 1
D- Collin Johnson 17 4 2 0 1 0 1
F Darryln Johnson 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Niwayo Adjei 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
F Desma Nicholson 5 0 2 1 0 0 0
F B. St. Louis 7 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Mike Simpson 7 1 1 0 0 0 1

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MEAC Standings

OverallConf
1 NCCU 28-6 16-1
2 Hampton 18-13 13-4
3 Norfolk State 19-15 11-5
 3Morgan State 15-16 11-5
5 Savannah State 13-19 10-6
6 Florida A&M 14-18 8-8
7 Coppin State 12-20 7-9
8 Delaware State 9-21 5-11
8 SCSU 9-21 5-11
8 NCAT 9-23 5-11
8 Howard 8-25 5-11
8 Bethune-Cookman 7-25 5-11
13 UMES 6-24 4-12
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#5 Justin Black Sr G 6-2 220
#34 Cedric Blossom So F 6-6 225
#22 Blake Bozeman Jr G 6-2 170
#2 T. Childs-Harris Fr G 6-4 185
#50 Ian Chiles Sr C 7-2 260
#44 S. Duncan Jr F 6-9 208
#12 Thair Heath Sr F 6-9 230
#11 Anthony Hubbard Sr G 6-5 230
#33 H. Manning Jr F 6-8 240
#10 Emmanuel Matey Fr G 5-11 190
#1 Donte Pretlow So G 6-0 185
#3 Rasean Simpson So G 6-5 190
#21 Kyle Thomas Fr F 6-6 200
#42 W. Turnipseed So F 6-9 190