Junior Michael Murray scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, but Carl Jones led four players in double figures with 15 points and Saint Joseph's used a big run midway through the second half to pull away from Coppin State to post a 67-55 victory on Tuesday in the Physical Education Complex.
Top-ranked Indiana shot 61.8 percent from the floor in the second half and the Hoosiers went on to post an 87-51 victory over Coppin State on Saturday in Assembly Hall.
The Coppin State men's basketball team will travel to Bloomington, Ind., to take on top-ranked Indiana on Saturday in Assembly Hall in the Eagles first-ever meeting with the number one ranked team in the nation.
Michael Murray scored 10 points and collected 10 rebounds, but Loyola used a strong second-half performance to defeat Coppin State 67-51 on Wednesday in the Physical Education Complex.
Coppin State freshman Patrick Cole was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week, while junior teammate Michael Murray was named the MEAC Defensive Player of the Week the league announced on Monday.
Freshman Patrick Cole scored 21 points and junior Michael Murray scored 14 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds leading Coppin State to a 98-78 victory over Cheyney on Saturday in the Physical Education Complex giving the Eagles their first victory of the season.