On Saturday, Coppin State travels to Memorial Hall to take on Delaware State. It gets started at 4 p.m. EST. The Eagles are 3-3 against the Hornets over the last four years. They lost 84-81 the last time they played (Feb. 11, 2012).
Coppin State is in 11th place in the MEAC, Delaware State is in sixth place. Coppin State is looking to recover from having lost five games in a row.
In spite of 13 points and 11 rebounds from Michael Murray, the Eagles came up short 80-51 against Morgan State on Feb. 9. With 12.2 points per game and 9.1 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. For the Hornets, Marques Oliver put up 11 points and 16 rebounds in the 85-84 loss to Hampton on Feb. 11. He leads the team in rebounds with 6.7 per game and steals with 1.9 per game.
StatSmack! Coppin State is better than Delaware State
Coppin State has come back to win after being down at half against Delaware State six times since 1996.
The Coppin State scoring leader (Michael Murray, 292 points) has more points than the Delaware State scoring leader (Tahj Tate, 273 points).
Property crime happens more often per capita in Dover so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Baltimore -- according to the FBI).
Coppin State has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (48.6 percent to 42.7 percent).