One of the longest-tenured college basketball coaches in America is out of a job.
Make it five years and five Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament titles for Hampton’s women.
Taariq Cephas scored 24 points off the bench, including hitting 4 of 4 3-pointers, as Coppin State defeated Hampton 83-77 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday.
Michael Murray scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as No. 7 seed Coppin State beat 10th-seeded Bethune-Cookman 75-68 in first-round action of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament Tuesday.
Andre Armstrong scored 23 points, Daquan Brickhouse added 20 and seven assists, as Coppin State snapped a five-game losing skid, beating Howard 86-69 Monday night.
Troy Snyder scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Maryland-Eastern Shore handed Coppin State its fifth-straight conference loss with a 68-67 victory on Saturday.
Malcolm Hawkins, Pendarvis Williams and Brandon Goode scored 15 points each in leading Norfolk State to a 73-68 win over Coppin State on Saturday.
Justin Black pumped in 22 points, leading five players in double-figure scoring as Morgan State beat crosstown rival Coppin State, 78-69 Wednesday night — its second win over the Eagles in nine days.
Sterling Smith scored 12 points with four rebounds as Coppin State held on to beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 58-50 on Saturday.
Taariq Cephas made two free throws with 24 seconds remaining and Brandon St. Louis stole the ball in the final second to secure a 54-53 victory for Coppin State over Delaware State Monday night.
Jervon Pressley scored 16 points to help lift Hampton to a 79-76 overtime win over Coppin State on Saturday.
Andre Armstrong, who made 3 of 5 3-point attempts, finished with 16 points as Coppin State made a season-high 13 shots from behind the arc to defeat North Carolina A&T 70-54 Monday night.