-- Senior Antwan Harrison
scored on a tip-in with four seconds remaining lifting Coppin State to a 69-68 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Florida A&M on Monday in Gaither Gymnasium and extending the Eagles winning streak to five straight.
Harrison, who scored 12 points, followed up a miss by Julian Conyers
with the game-winning basket giving Coppin State its longest winning streak since the 2004-05 season.
sealed the victory for the Eagles with a steal on Florida A&M's final possession.
Coppin State (9-19, 4-8 MEAC) shot 63.6 percent from the floor in the second half and a season-high 51.7 percent for the game.
Florida A&M (9-16, 5-7 MEAC) was led by Leslie Robinson who scored a game-high 24 points.
The final 28 minutes of the game saw neither team lead by more than four points and featured eight ties and 16 lead changes.
Akini Akini gave Florida A&M a 66-65 lead with a pair of free throws with 2:01 to play in the game.
Conyers, who led Coppin State with 16 points, put the Eagles back in front with a jumper at the 1:54 mark of the second half.
Akini then scored on a jumper with 1:09 to play regaining the lead for the Rattlers at 68-67 with 1:09 to play.
The teams traded missed jumpers before Harrison followed up Conyers' miss with the game winner.
McKee opened the game with a three-pointer and the Eagles raced out to a 9-0 lead at the 16:26 mark of the first period.
Conyers started an 8-0 run with a jumper that gave Coppin State a 17-5 lead with 13:31 to play.
Lamar Twitty capped an 8-0 Florida A&M run with a three-point basket that cut the lead to 17-13 with 11:13 remaining in the half.
A tip-in by Conyers increased the Eagles lead to 24-15, but the Rattlers answered with a 9-0 run to tie the game for the first time at 24-24 with 5:18 left.
Florida A&M took its first lead of the game on a three-pointer by Ernest Maul with 4:56 to play, but Coppin State outscored the Rattlers 9-7 to close the half and took a 35-34 lead into the intermission.