Coppin State plays host to Bethune-Cookman at Coppin Center on Thursday. It gets started at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Eagles are 2-3 against the Wildcats over the last four years. They fell 88-80 on Mar. 1, 2012, the last time they met.
Coppin State is in 10th place in the conference and just behind eigth place Bethune-Cookman with a chance to close in.
In a 63-60 triumph over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Mar. 4, Andre Armstrong put up 22 points for the Eagles. He contributes 1.4 rebounds per game in addition to his 11.7 points per game. For the Wildcats, Adrien Coleman finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds in the 75-66 loss to Hampton on Mar. 4. He leads the team in points with 17.7 per game and rebounds with 7.3 per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Bethune-Cookman is strong in turnover percentage at 18.5. This is good enough for first in the conference and 94th in the nation.
StatSmack! Coppin State is better than Bethune-Cookman
Coppin State has come back to win after being down at half against Bethune-Cookman eight times since 1996.
Coppin State has a stronger schedule than Bethune-Cookman this season (SOS Rank: No. 255 vs. No. 281).