Coppin State tops Morgan State 80-67

Coppin State tops Morgan State 80-67

Published Feb. 2, 2015 9:21 p.m. ET

BALTIMORE (AP) Arnold Fripp scored 22 points to lead Coppin State over in-city rival Morgan State 80-67 on Monday night.

Coppin State (4-17, 3-5 Mid-Eastern) went on an 11-6 spurt late in the first half - including Tripp's 3-pointer with 1:59 left - to lead by 11 at the break, 41-30.

Coppin's Taariq Cephas pulled down an errant 3-point attempt by Donte Pretlow, got it out to Sterling Smith in transition, who fed Dallas Gary for an alley-oop with 2:43 left which pushed Coppin State's lead to 14 as they cruised to easy victory.

Fripp went 8 of 15 from the floor and made four 3-pointers while grabbing nine rebounds for Coppin State. Gary finished with 17 points, Smith had 12 and Cephas added 10.


Blake Bozeman led Morgan State (4-17, 3-5) with 20 points. Cedric Blossom added 13 points and 10 rebounds.