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Coppin State races to early lead in 80-61 victory at UMBC
Coppin State races to early lead in 80-61 victory at UMBC

Coppin State coach Fang Mitchell often can be difficult to please, but even he wore a big smile after Wednesday night's game against UMBC. The Eagles quickly eliminated any suspense, scoring the game's first eight points and making their first eight shots from the field in an 80-61 victory at RAC Arena. Michael Murray had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Coppin State (2-8), which snapped a four-game losing streak in the midst of a tough early-season schedule in which 12 of the team's first 15 games are on the road. That's one reason the Eagles made Mitchell so happy. "I really thought that they played very well together," Mitchell said. "It showed...

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