Senior Michael Harper hit a three-pointer with 2.1 seconds to play lifting Coppin State to an 81-78 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Maryland Eastern Shore on Monday in the Physical Education Complex.
Marques Oliver scored a layup with 1.3 seconds remaining in regulation lifting Delaware State to an 84-81 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Coppin State on Saturday in the Physical Education Complex.
Coppin State’s senior guard Michael Harper is nominated for the “Dark Horse Dunker” competition, Intersport announced today. “Dark Horse Dunker” nominees are under-the-radar players who have what it takes to compete against the D-I field in New Orleans. The winner will participate in the Denny’s Slam Dunk Competition at the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships in New Orleans March 29 on ESPN. Sixteen dunkers have been selected to compete in the “Dark Horse Dunker” Facebook bracket which is a four-week knockout competition. Fans will determine the winner by voting during each round at the official Facebook page (Facebook.com/collegeslam)
Coppin State senior Tony Gallo earned his second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week award this season as he shared the award with Ray Willis of North Carolina Central the league announced on Monday.
Akeem Ellis hit two free throws with 0.5 seconds remaining in regulation lifting Coppin State to an 88-86 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Morgan State on Saturday in Hill Field House.
Michael Harper led four players in double-figure scoring with 20 points and Coppin State knocked Norfolk State from the ranks of the unbeaten with an 87-82 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over the Spartans on Monday in Echols Hall.