State basketball roundup (Dec. 3): Georgetown men beat Coppin State, 76-60

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Jessie Govan scored a season-high 26 points and had a career-high 16 rebounds and unbeaten Georgetown beat winless Coppin State, 76-60, on Sunday night.

Govan, a point off his career high, now has four double-doubles this season. He scored 16 points in the first half, made seven of 10 from the free throw line and corralled eight rebounds.

The Hoyas started with a 9-3 lead and extended it to 18-9 before Coppin State went on a 14-7 run and closed to within two after consecutive 3-pointers from Taqwain Drummond and Lamar Morgan.

Georgetown (6-0) countered with a pair of 3s from Jamorko Pickett and Kaleb Johnson, and the Hoyas used a 12-4 run to close the half with a 37-27 lead. Trey Dickerson's layup with 7:55 left gave Georgetown a 56-46 and the Hoyas led by double figures the rest of the way.

Marcus Derrickson and Pickett each scored 13 for the Hoyas.

Karonn Davis led Coppin State (0-8) with 20 points — 10 from the free throw line — Tre' Thomas added 13 and Drummond scored 10.

Women

Columbia 60, UMBC 44: Laura Castaldo scored a game-high 15 points, but the host Retrievers (1-8) fell to the Lions (4-5).

Lakiah Sims added nine points off the bench for UMBC, which lost its sixth straight game.

Camille Zimmerman led Columbia with 15 points and nine rebounds. Riley Casey added 10 points.

Charlotte 78, Coppin State 49: Oluwadamilola Oloyede scored a career-high 17 points on 7-for-7 shooting, but it wasn't enough for the Eagles (1-7) in a blowout loss to the host 49ers (3-5).

Coppin State also got nine points and nine rebounds from Chance Graham, seven points from Maraiyah Smith and six points apiece from Genesis Lucas and Candice Beverly.

Nyilah Jamison-Myers led Charlotte with 18 points.

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