Md.-Eastern Shore 64, Coppin St. 58

Hillary Haley scored 25 points to lead Maryland-Eastern Shore
past Coppin State 64-58 on Wednesday in the first round of the
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

Haley was 8 of 12 from the field while Kevin White added 23
points for the sixth-seeded Hawks (11-20). They shot 52.5 percent
and held a 34-23 rebounding advantage in advancing to a
quarterfinal matchup against No. 3 seed South Carolina State on

Kareem Brown had 16 points, Ceslovas Kucinskas added 11 and
Vince Goldsberry scored 10 for 11th-seeded Coppin State. The Eagles
(8-22) shot 39 percent and lost to the Hawks for the third time
this season.

Neither team could find its 3-point touch. Maryland-Eastern
Shore was 3-for-12 from beyond the arc while Coppin State was