Friday, March 13, 2009

Battle of Baltimore- Pt. 2 The First Half

Last season, Morgan State entered the MEAC tournament as heavily favorites to roll over the competiton and into the NCAA Tournament. But they ran into a huge problem in the form of the surging Coppin State Eagles and their star point guard, Tywain McKee. McKee scored a game-high 33 points, dished out 12 assists as the Eagles stunned the Bears. The two teams renew acquaintances today with a berth in the conference championship at steak.

1st Half

- Game tied at 7 all With 12:48 left in the first half.
- So far, the game has the intensity and the emotions of a championship game. Very physical.
- Morgan coach Todd Bozeman earned himself a little attention by letting out a yell after catching a loose ball out of bounds.
-MSU's Regie Holmes starts off 4 for 6, 3 for 4 from the 3pt line; has 12 points with a little more than 5 minutes remaining in the first half.
-Holmes finishes the half on fire, with 21 points, almost outscoring the whole Coppin team. MSU leads 36-22.

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