Winston-Salem 70, Coppin St. 60

Shelton Carter scored 18 points and Winston-Salem defeated

Coppin State 70-60 on Monday night.

The Rams (10-14) jumped out to a 7-0 lead and never trailed, as

they shot 60.9 percent from the field in the first half (14 of 23)

to snap a two-game losing streak.

Winston-Salem held the Eagles (7-17) to 31.5 percent shooting

(17 of 54).

Paul Davis and Andrew Jackson added 12 points each for the Rams,

and Marcus Wells chipped in 11. Winston-Salem was playing without

second leading scorer, Brian Fisher – averaging 11.1 points per

game and has 1,100 for his career – who suffered a concussion on


Coppin State trailed 43-31 at halftime before scoring 11

straight to pull within one with 15:07 left.

The Rams answered with an 11-2 run to lead 54-44 on Carter’s

layup with 10:47 remaining.

Harvey Perry scored 15 and Michael Harper added 11 for Coppin