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.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
|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|