The Coppin State men’s basketball team had a late second-half lead in Monday’s game against Florida A&M. It couldn’t hold on.
The Eagles had another shot at victory in the first overtime. That went nowhere, either.
Then Coppin State and coach Juan Dixon did something by now unexpected of a team that ended last season with three straight losses and opened this season with 17 losses in 17 games: They won.
Forward Chad Andrews-Fulton scored the go-ahead layup with 12 seconds remaining in the second overtime period, and the visiting Rattlers missed the would-be game-winning jumper at the buzzer, an appropriately dramatic end to the Eagles’ 79-78 win at the Physical...