Md.-Eastern Shore 66, Coppin St. 52

Tim Burns scored 12 points and Tyler Hines grabbed 13 rebounds

to lift Maryland-Eastern Shore to a 66-52 win over Coppin State on

Saturday.

Hines also scored nine points for the Hawks (9-18, 7-6

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), while Kevin White chipped in with

10 points.

Maryland-Eastern Shore led 28-22 at halftime and opened the

second half with a 14-2 run. A free throw by Burns gave the Hawks a

42-24 lead with 15:15 remaining in the game.

A four-point play by Coppin State’s Quinston Reggins cut the

Hawks’ lead to 55-49 with 4:52 left, but the Eagles would get no

closer, as Maryland-Eastern Shore ended the game with an 11-3

run.

Sam Coleman scored 13 points to pace Coppin State (7-18, 2-10),

while Reggins and Kareem Brown scored 10 points each.

The Hawks shot 51 percent from the field (25-for-49), while

Coppin State shot 30.8 percent (16-for-52).