Coppin State senior Tony Gallo was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week, while freshman Taariq Cephas was named the Rookie of the Week the league announced on Monday.
Senior Crystal Whittington scored a season-high 18 points and Ashle Craig added 16, but Coppin State fell to Virginia Commonwealth 74-66 on Sunday in the Verizon Wireless Arena.
Coppin State junior Christina Epps has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference women's track and field Athlete of the Week following her record-setting day at the Princeton Invitational the league announced.
Senior Tony Gallo scored a career-high 27 points, including 17 in the second half, as Coppin State snapped a four-game losing streak to Towson with a 71-57 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday in the Physical Education Complex.
The Coppin State men's basketball team will look to remain undefeated at home as it hosts Towson on Wednesday (Dec. 14) at 7:30 p.m. in the Physical Education Complex.
Coppin State junior Christina Epps broke her own school record in winning the triple jump at the Princeton New Year's Invitational on Saturday and also tied for the best jump in the nation this year.