Daquan Brickhouse scored a career-best and game-high 18 points off the bench to lead Coppin State men to a 71-68 victory over host Hampton on Saturday night.
It was the second consecutive victory for the Eagles, who improved to 6-11 overall and 3-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, while Hampton fell to 8-9 and 3-1.
With 8:33 left in the game, Coppin held a 57-49 lead. The Eagles then went scoreless for the next two minutes, getting outscored 10-0 and looking up at a 59-57 deficit.
But Coppin fought back to take a 66-65 lead before Hampton freshman guard Lawrence Cooks tied the game at 66 on a free throw with 1:23 to play. The Eagles regained the lead for good, 67-66, on a foul shot from Taariq Cephas with 42 seconds to play.
Morgan State 87, Norfolk State 70: In a matchup between two undefeated MEAC teams ranked first (Norfolk State) and second (Morgan State) in the conference preseason poll, the visiting Bears (5-10, 3-0) defeated the host Spartans (10-8, 4-1).
Morgan State was led by Justin Black who had 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Three other players scored in double figures for the Bears, and Donte Pretlow (Dunbar) had five points, one rebound, three assists and one steal.
The Spartans scored the first two points of the game, but the Bears quickly took the lead and never surrendered it. Morgan State entered the second half with a 42-28 lead.
The Spartans trimmed Morgan State's lead to 11 on a 3-pointer by Williams with 7:22 to go, but the Bears pulled away and led by as many as 19 late in the game.
Howard 88, UMES 55: The visiting Hawks (2-14, 0-4 MEAC) lost to the Bison (4-15, 2-2) for the third straight time.
Robert Morris 77, Mount St. Mary's 69: The Mountaineers (6-11, 2-2 Northeast Conference) saw their eight-game conference home winning streak broken by the Colonials (9-10, 4-0), who rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to win.
The Mount's Rashad Whack scored a game-high 22 points, and Sam Prescott added 16 points and five rebounds. Prescott scored his 1,000th career point with a free throw with 7:01 left in the first half.
With the Mount trailing 26-22, Byron Ashe scored in the paint, and after a Robert Morris free throw, Taylor Danaher's bucket gave the Mount a 28-27 advantage. The Colonials added another free throw to tie the game, but Whack scored for a 30-28 lead.
After one more Robert Morris free throw, Whack again scored on a drive for a 32-29 advantage with 46 seconds left in the half. After a Robert Morris miss, the Mount's Julian Norfleet hit a 3-pointer to close the half for the 35-29 advantage.
Colgate 63, Navy 41: The Raiders finally broke into the win column in the Patriot League, leading from start to finish in routing the visiting Midshipmen.
Colgate (7-10, 1-5) scored the first 14 points of the game and coasted from there. Taking advantage of Navy's cold shooting, the Raiders led 33-15 at halftime and pushed their lead to as many as 25 points late in the game.
The Mids (7-10, 2-4) made only six of their first 26 shots (23.1 percent) and went on to finish the game 17-for-58 (29.3 percent) from the field.
Lincoln 71, Bowie State 50: The visiting Bulldogs (7-11, 1-6 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) fell to the Lions (13-3, 5-2), who are undefeated through 10 games at home. It was the fourth consecutive win for Lincoln.
Hood 92, Widener 89: The visiting Blazers (11-4, 5-3 Commonwealth Conference) overcame a six-point halftime deficit early in the second half against the Pride (8-7, 2-6).
Widener tied it at 64 with 11:37 to go, and the teams saw 10 more ties or 11 lead changes before Chris Cook made a 3-pointer with one second left for the victory.
Cameron Cook (Calvert Hall) had 16 points, six rebounds and two assists for the Blazers.
Salisbury 92, Frostburg State 80: After winning their first game of the season Wednesday against Southern Virginia, the visiting Bobcats (1-14, 0-7 Capital Athletic Conference) lost to the Sea Gulls (5-9, 2-5).
Wesley 75, St. Mary's 72: The visiting Wolverines (13-1, 6-1 CAC) won their eighth straight game, dealing the Seahawks (11-3, 5-1) their first lost in seven games.
Johns Hopkins 67, Ursinus 66: The visiting Blue Jays (8-7, 5-3 Centennial Conference) dealt the host Bears (2-13, 0-8) their fifth straight loss in a game that had 13 second-half lead changes.
Ursinus missed a 3-pointer, a layup and a jumper in the final 30 seconds.
McDaniel 67, Franklin & Marshall 56: After losing its previous six meetings, the visiting Green Terror (11-4, 6-2 Centennial) beat the Diplomats (10-5, 6-2).
Muhlenberg 76, Washington College 62: The visiting Shoremen (4-11, 3-5 Centennial) fell to the Mules (10-5, 5-3), who were led by Malique Killing's game-high 20 points.
Scranton 90, Goucher 76: Brendan Boken had a game-high 29 points for the visiting Royals (12-3, 2-2 Landmark Conference) in their defeat of the Gophers (7-8, 2-2).
Norman Allen II had 14 points, three rebounds and one assist for Goucher.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun