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.
Tony Gallo scored 21 points, but 22nd-ranked Illinois used a late run to pull away from Coppin State and defeat the Eagles 80-63 on Sunday in Assembly Hall.
Senior Jeanine Manley scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but Syracuse held off Coppin State's second-half rally to defeat the Eagles 56-50 on Saturday in the Carrier Dome.
The Coppin State men's basketball game at Illinois on Sunday (Dec. 11) will be televised live on ESPNU and ESPN3 the network announced.
The new look Coppin State baseball program completed a successful fall season capped by the Gold Team winning the fall series.
Tanisha McTiller scored 22 points and hit a driving layup with 2.0 seconds remaining in regulation lifting Towson to a 61-59 victory over Coppin State on Wednesday in the Physical Education Complex.