Coppin State men's basketball head coach Ron "Fang" Mitchell recently announced the Eagles 2013-14 schedule which features five games against NCAA Tournament teams from last season and 12 home games including games versus UMBC, Towson and Morgan State.
Coppin State's upset of second-seeded South Carolina in the 1997 NCAA Tournament ranks among the top all-time first-and-second round upsets according to Sports Illustrated in the March 25, 2013 issue.
Sophomore Taariq Cephas scored a career-high 27 points, but Bethune-Cookman withstood a furious Coppin State rally to edge the Eagles 89-78 on Tuesday in the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament at the Norfolk Scope Arena.
Coppin State freshman Patrick Cole was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team as selected by the league's head coaches and sports information directors and announced by the conference on Sunday.
Coppin State, the No. 9 seed, will meet eighth-seeded Bethune-Cookman in the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament on Tuesday (March 12) at 4 p.m. in the Norfolk Scope Arena.
Michael Murray’s double-double led Coppin State to 69-61 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Bethune-Cookman on Thursday at the Physical Education Complex in the Eagles final regular season home game of the season.