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Final

Coppin State 64

(3-9, 2-5 away)

Towson 61

(4-8, 0-2 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 19, 2012

    Towson Center, Towson, Maryland

    1 2 T
    COPP 24 4064
    TOWS 22 3961

    Top Performers

    Coppin St: M. Murray 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Towson: J. Benimon 13 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Coppin St. 64, Towson 61

    Associated Press

    TOWSON, Md. -- Michael Murray scored four of his 15 points in the final 25 seconds to help Coppin State earn a 64-61 nonconference victory over Towson Wednesday night.

    Towson (4-8) pulled within 60-59 on Jerrelle Benimon's layup with 1:38 left, but Murray re-extended the lead to 62-59 with a fall-away jumper with 25 seconds left. Marcus Damas hit a layup for the Tigers with 11 seconds remaining, only to have Murray conclude the scoring with two free throws with 9 seconds left. Damas got off a 3-pointer with 3 seconds remaining but missed.

    Murray added nine rebounds, while Patrick Cole had 16 points for the Eagles (3-9).

    Damas led Towson with 16 points, and Benimon had 13 points and 12 rebounds.

    Andre Armstrong snapped a 49-all tie with a 3-pointer for Coppin State with 5:07 left, and Cole followed with his own trey to put the Eagles up for good.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    TOWS
    Points 64 61
    FG Made-Attempted 24-68 (.353) 22-53 (.415)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-7 (.857) 13-19 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 8

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