Hampton grinds out 82-79 win over Coppin State
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jermaine Marrow scored 23 points, Malique Trent-Street added 20 with four 3-pointers in the second half and Hampton beat Coppin State 82-79 on Monday night.
Coppin State, which led for 34-plus minutes, had a 61-47 advantage with 11:28 to go but was outscored 19-9 in the final six minutes.
Chad Andrews-Fulton gave Coppin State its final lead at 79-78 and Marrow answered at the other end. After a CSU miss, Kalin Fisher made two free throws at 10.1 for a three-point lead and Lucian Brownlee missed a 3-pointer at the other end.
Marrow was just 6-of-18 shooting from the field but hit 11 of 13 free throws as Hampton attempted 30 at the stripe. Fisher added 10 points for Hampton (13-14, 8-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Lamar Morgan, averaging 12 points per game, scored a career-high 30 points with eight 3-pointers for Coppin State (5-22, 5-7). He also had nine rebounds. Andrews-Fulton and Adam Traore each added 14 points and Brownlee had 10.