Howard 70, Coppin St. 66

Calvin Thompson and Glenn Andrews came off the bench to score 17

points each to lead Howard to a 70-66 win over Coppin State on


Thompson converted 9 of 11 free throws while Andrews was

effective from long range, connecting on 4 of 9 from beyond the


Howard (8-19, 5-9 in the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference) scored

the game’s first six points but Coppin State rallied to take its

first lead of the game, 19-18, with 7:03 left in the first


However, Howard closed the half on a 12-1 run to take a 30-20

lead into halftime.

The Bison led throughout the second half, shooting 12 of 24 from

the field during the period and making 13 free throws.

Coppin State (13-13, 8-5) outrebounded the Bison 41-33 but

Howard’s bench contributed 42 points, compared to just 20 for the


Antonio Williams led Coppin State with 21.