Coppin State Beats North Carolina A&T 88-70

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tony Gallo and Michael Harper each scored 18 points to lead Coppin State over North Carolina A&T 88-70 on Saturday.

The Eagles (10-9, 5-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) shot 50 percent from the floor (32 of 64), including 12 of 29 from 3-point range (41.4 percent) en route to their fourth straight victory.

Coppin State led 43-29 at halftime as the Aggies (9-12, 4-3) made only 9 of 24 shots (37.5 percent) in the opening half.

Thomas Coleman led North Carolina A&T with 21 points and eight rebounds. R.J. Buck added 15 points and Nic Simpson had 10.

Antonio Williams pulled down a career-high 18 rebounds. Jordan Lee scored 13 points and Vince Goldsberry had 10 for the Eagles, who outrebounded the Aggies 43-29 and made 12 of 14 from the free-throw line (85.7 percent).

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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