The Eagles (11-13, 10-4), despite hitting only six of 11 free throws, never trailed in the extra period.
Cajigas broke a tie at 60 with a three-pointer at 4: 19, and his three-point play with 1: 34 left extended Coppin's lead to 68-62.
The Wildcats (9-13, 8-7) forced overtime on Freddie Cole's three-pointer with 1: 05 left in regulation that tied the game at 60.
The Eagles used a 19-6 run over the first 10 minutes of the second half to open a 53-38 lead with 10: 41 left.
But Bethune-Cookman, which has lost 23 straight to the Eagles, responded with a 16-1 run to forge ahead, 55-54, with 4: 01 remaining in regulation.
Florida A&M; 91, Morgan State 67: Monroe Pippins hit eight three-pointers on the way to 33 points as the host Rattlers (7-15, 7-8) won for the sixth time in eight games. Jason Demory led Morgan State (10-12, 9-4) with 22 points.
Pippins had 21 points in the first half, including five three-pointers, as Florida A&M; (7-15, 7-8) led 48-27 at the break.
UMES trailed by one at the half (31-30) but used an 8-2 run to start the second half and never trailed.
Jamie White added 12 points for UMES.
The Mountaineers (12-12, 10-8) went scoreless over the last 3: 59 as they failed to hold a 12-point halftime lead.
Robert Balgac led the Mount with 12 points.
Goucher 76, Marymount 70: Bakari Ward (Arundel) had 21 points as the host Gophers (18-4, 10-2) remained tied for the lead in the Capital Athletic Conference. Goucher forced 19 second-half turnovers, erasing a six-point halftime deficit.
Franklin & Marshall 65, Johns Hopkins 62: Despite a game-high 19 points from Joel Wertman, the Blue Jays (17-5, 8-3) fell to the host Diplomats (19-3, 10-1) in a Centennial Conference game.
Hopkins made just six of 15 three-point attempts and shot 39 percent for the game.
Gettysburg 81, Western Maryland 60: Senior guard Kevin Carroll scored 18 points, and the visiting Bullets (14-8, 8-3) never trailed in beating the Green Terror (4-18, 1-10) in a Centennial Conference game.
The Bullets led 30-22 at halftime and led by as much as 30 in the second half.
Brian Tombs led Western Maryland with 12 points.
St. Mary's 63, Salisbury State 59: The host Seahawks (12-10, 7-5) overcame an eight-point deficit to turn back the Sea Gulls (10-12, 5-7) in a Capital Athletic Conference game. Salisbury led 42-34 with 13: 28 left before St. Mary's used a 23-7 run to move ahead to stay at 57-49.
St. Paul's 86, Bowie State 72: Freshman guard Anthony Nelson scored 23 of his game-high 30 points in the second half as the host Tigers downed the Bulldogs.
Pub Date: 2/14/99