The Coppin State men's basketball team will travel to Bloomington, Ind., to take on top-ranked Indiana on Saturday in Assembly Hall in the Eagles first-ever meeting with the number one ranked team in the nation.
Michael Murray scored 10 points and collected 10 rebounds, but Loyola used a strong second-half performance to defeat Coppin State 67-51 on Wednesday in the Physical Education Complex.
Senior Leola Spotwood scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds, but Towson defeated Coppin State 58-55 on Wednesday in the Towson Center.
Coppin State freshman Patrick Cole was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week, while junior teammate Michael Murray was named the MEAC Defensive Player of the Week the league announced on Monday.
Senior Shawntae Payne scored a game-high 20 points leading four players in double figures and Coppin State used a strong second-half shooting performance to defeat Lincoln (Pa.) on Saturday in the Physical Education Complex.
Freshman Patrick Cole scored 21 points and junior Michael Murray scored 14 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds leading Coppin State to a 98-78 victory over Cheyney on Saturday in the Physical Education Complex giving the Eagles their first victory of the season.