Longtime Baltimore Orioles athletic trainer Richie Bancells addressed the Coppin State baseball team on Tuesday at the Physical Education Complex and shared training tips with the Eagle players during an hour-long session.
Senior Jeanine Manley scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds, but Oklahoma State won its first game since the tragic deaths of head coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna with a 59-35 victory over Coppin State on Saturday in Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Senior Tony Gallo scored 17 points and had eight assists and Akeem Ellis scored 12 points, but Coppin State lost to Purdue 78-57 in a non-conference game on Saturday at Mackey Arena.
Coppin State's Tyler Phillips and Christina Epps were two of the 56 student-athletes named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 2011 All-Academic team the league office announced on Tuesday.
Jack Craft has signed a letter of intent to attend Coppin State University and play baseball for the Eagles announced head coach Sherman Reed on Monday.
Tony Gallo scored 21 points, Akeem Ellis had 16 and Michael Harper added 15 points, but fourth-ranked Connecticut overcame an early deficit and rallied to defeat Coppin State 87-70 on Sunday in the XL Center.