BALTIMORE -- Michael Murray scored 20 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as Coppin State snapped a seven-game losing streak, beating South Carolina State 75-69 Monday night.
Coppin State shot just 6 of 23 (26.1 percent) from 3-point range but made more free throws (19) than South Carolina State attempted (18). CSU out-rebounded the Bulldogs 40-32, including 14-9 on the offensive glass.
Matthew Hezekiah scored 16 points to lead South Carolina State (5-12, 1-2). Jalen White added 13 points and the freshman has now reached double figures in four of the last five games. Adama Adams finished with 11.
SCSU will host Florida A&M on Saturday and Coppin State travels to Hampton.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore 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|