DOVER, Del. (AP) Michael Murray led all scorers with a career-high 28 points as Coppin State sealed a 73-54 victory over Delaware State on Saturday in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Murray shot 11 of 15 (73.3 percent) from the floor and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds. Sterling Smith scored 15 points, and Taariq Cephas finished with 10 assists and 12 points. The Eagles (3-4, 1-0) shot 10 of 20 from 3-point range.
The Hornets (2-7, 0-1) led for the first five minutes of the game, but once Coppin State took the lead with 14:27 left in the first half, it never trailed again in the contest.