McKnight scores 22 to carry CSU over Cornell 68-66 in OT
The Eagles (2-5) trailed by two in regulation when McKnight made the jumper to tie it up 58-all with 30 seconds remaining, forcing overtime. In the extra period, CSU trailed again with 1:15 left when Koby Thomas made a tip shot and Andrew Robinson followed with a 3-pointer to push the Eagles to a 68-63 lead and they led the rest of the way.
Thomas had 19 points and eight rebounds for Coppin State. Robinson added 15 points and five boards.
Coppin State faces James Madison on the road on Tuesday. Cornell plays Navy on the road on Tuesday.