Powers had nine points in the second half for the Pirates (8-13, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 52.2 percent (12 of 23) after halftime to the Eagles' 18.5 percent (5 of 27).
Hampton had an 18-6 second-half advantage on points in the paint against Coppin State (5-19, 2-7), which has lost four straight.
Taariq Cephas scored 10 of his 12 points for Coppin State in the first half, when the Eagles led by as many as seven points before Hampton came back to trail 30-29 at halftime.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.
|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|