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).