BALTIMORE - Shelton Carter scored a game-high 18 points off the bench and Winston-Salem State snapped Coppin State's two-game winning streak with a 70-60 non-conference victory over the Eagles on Monday in the Physical Education Complex.
Carter was 6-of-10 from the floor and 4-of-7 from the three-point line to lead the Rams to a season sweep of the series against Coppin State. He also added seven rebounds, two assists and one steal.
Paul Davis added 12 points and nine rebounds for Winston-Salem State. Andrew Jackson scored 12 points and Marcus Wells added 11.
Winston-Salem State (9-14) shot a blistering 60.9 percent from the floor in the first half on its way to a 43-31 lead at the intermission.
Coppin State (7-16) shot just 31.5 percent from the floor for the game and saw its two-game winning streak come to a halt.
After trailing by as many as 17 points in the first half, Coppin State opened the second half on an 11-0 run that cut the Winston-Salem State lead to 43-42 with 15:07 to play in the game.
The Rams answered with an 11-2 run that increased the lead to 54-44 with 10:45 to play in the game.
hit a layup to cut the margin to 57-49, but Winston-Salem State answered with baskets by Davis and Carter to up the lead to 61-49 with 5:53 left.
Coppin State could not get the lead under eight points for the remainder of the game.