Coppin uses balanced attack to upend N.C. A&T;, 66-56


Kelvin Green led four Eagles in double figures with 15 points to power visiting Coppin State past North Carolina A&T;, 66-56, last night at the Corbett Sports Center in Greensboro.

The Eagles (14-12, 12-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) held the Aggies (2-21, 2-12) scoreless for the first 13:11.

Jimmy Booker had 12 points for N.C. A&T;, which lost its third straight.

St. Francis (Pa.) 76, Mount St. Mary's 75: Erick Wills scored 21 points, including the game-winner with less than five seconds remaining to lift the Red Flash (11-13, 8-7 Northeast Conference) over the host Mount (7-18, 5-10) in Emmitsburg.

Landy Thompson (Spalding) led the Mount with a game-high 23 points.

Drexel 75, Towson 51: Tim Whitworth scored 20 of his game-high 23 points in the first half to power the host Dragons (17-8, 12-4 Colonial Athletic Association) past the Tigers (6-19, 3-13) in Philadelphia.

Trevan Jackson had 16 points for Towson.

Canisius 83, Loyola 67: Toby Foster and Kevin Downey each had 19 points as the host Golden Griffins (10-17, 5-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) downed the Greyhounds (1-24, 1-15) in Buffalo, N.Y.

Jon Ferris had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Canisius. Charlie Bell led Loyola with 15 points.

South Carolina State 86, Morgan State 77: Sam Brand scored 21 points in a losing effort for the visiting Bears (9-13, 8-7 MEAC) in Orangeburg, S.C.

Thurman Zimmerman also scored 21 points for the Bulldogs (13-10, 10-4).

Norfolk State 63, UMES 57: Ryan Grier led four double-digit scorers with 16 points to help pace the visiting Spartans (9-15, 8-7 MEAC) past the Hawks (7-17, 6-9) in Princess Anne.

UMES' Tee Trotter scored 22 points to move into second place on the school's all-time list with 1,832.

Muhlenberg 91, McDaniel 69: Donte Borden put the visiting Mules (8-16, 6-11 Centennial Conference) up 4-3 2:43 into the game and they never trailed in Westminster.

Franklin & Marshall 96, Washington College 78: The visiting Diplomats (21-3, 16-1 Centennial Conference) - led by Duran Searles with a game-high 36 points - shot 64 percent from the field to down the Shoremen (9-15, 6-11) in Chestertown.

David Horvath had 24 points for Washington College.

Catholic 72, Goucher 62: Blair Mills scored 19 points and the host Cardinals (20-5, 12-2 Capital Athletic Conference) secured a No. 2 seed in the conference tournament by winning their ninth straight at the DuFour Center in Washington.

Catholic scored 25 points off 20 Gopher turnovers. Jonathan Garritt led Goucher (12-12, 7-7) with 19 points.

St. Mary's 72, York 67: Matt Miller made a three-pointer from the top of the key with five seconds left to break a 67-67 tie and lift the host Seahawks (9-14, 7-7 Capital Athletic Conference) over the Spartans (10-14, 7-7) in St. Mary's City.

Johns Hopkins 72, Ursinus 65: Erick Toback scored a career-high 30 points and Matt Righter added 20 and the host Blue Jays (16-7, 12-5 Centennial) won their second straight and extended their school-record home winning streak to 25.

Dennis Stanton had 25 points for the Bears (15-9, 11-6).

Frostburg State 80, LaRoche 71: Ryan Grabill and Antoine McCall combined for 47 points as the Bobcats (12-13, 6-6 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference) downed the host Redhawks (11-14, 5-7) in Pittsburgh.

Brandon Kelly had 21 points for LaRoche.

Mary Washington 76, Salisbury 67: Neal Tucker led all scorers with 29 points in a losing effort for the host Sea Gulls (7-17, 3-11 CAC) at the Maggs Center.

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