Clayton, Morgan lead Coppin State past NC Central 64-60
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Dejuan Clayton scored 16 points and Lamar Morgan scored 15 with seven rebounds and Coppin State knocked off North Carolina Central 64-60 on Saturday.
Morgan's 3-pointer with 34 seconds left broke a 58-all tie and Clayton made 3 of 4 foul shots to seal the win. Clayton's layup with 83 seconds remaining capped a 20-13 rally over an eight-minute span. Brendan Medley-Bacon scored 11 points with seven rebounds for Coppin State.
Coppin State (3-17, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) has won three of its last five contests after starting the season with a 15-game losing streak. Two of those 15 losses were against Top 25 teams (No. 4 Virginia and No. 21 Houston). Coppin State started the season on the road against Wisconsin and lost by just seven at Notre Dame.
North Carolina Central (8-10, 3-1) saw its four-game win streak come to an end.
Updated January 19, 2019