BALTIMORE -- Mike Phillips had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Howard University to a 70-60 victory over Coppin State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game on Saturday.
The Bison shot 51.2 percent from the field (22 of 43) to the Eagles' 36.1 percent (22 of 61)
Howard also held a 39-29 edge in rebounding and shot 24 of 31 from the foul line to Coppin State's 5 of 14.
The Eagles stayed close by making 11 of 35 from 3-point range to the Bison's 2 of 4.
Malik Newman, who had widely been considered a one-and-done player, has chosen to transfer to Kansas to continue his college career.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.
Gonzaga has signed California transfer Jordan Mathews to a financial aid agreement for the 2016-17 season.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|