Halftime Report

After a tough loss on the road their last time out, Md.-E. Shore looks much better today on their home court. They have jumped out to a quick 39-33 lead against Coppin State.

Md.-E. Shore has yet to find success away from home, so they have something to prove. Victory is within reach; will this be their lucky break?

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Coppin State Eagles @ Md.-E. Shore Hawks

Current Records: Coppin State 2-20, Md.-E. Shore 7-15

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Md.-E. Shore and the Eagles are an even 5-5 against one another since February of 2017, but not for long. Both teams will face off in a MEAC battle at 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday at Hytche Center. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they'll have plenty of motivation to get the 'W'.

Last Saturday, the Hawks couldn't handle the Bears and fell 70-65.

Md.-E. Shore struggled to work together and finished the game with only six assists. That's the fewest assists they've managed all season.

Meanwhile, Coppin State's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Saturday after their sixth straight defeat. They took a 66-56 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Hornets. Coppin State found out winning isn't easy when your three-point shooting is a whole 28.3% worse than the opposition.

The Hawks dropped their record down to 7-15 with that loss, which was their 12th straight on the road. Those losses could be blamed on the team's lackluster offensive performance across that stretch, as they only averaged 58.8 points per game. As for the Eagles, they have traveled a rocky road recently having lost 13 of their last 14 matchups, which put a noticeable dent in their 2-20 record this season.

Monday's game is shaping up to be a scrappy match: Md.-E. Shore have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 36.4 rebounds per game. It's a different story for Coppin State, though, as they've been averaging only 30.5 rebounds per game. Given Md.-E. Shore's sizable advantage in that area, the Eagles will need to find a way to close that gap.

Md.-E. Shore couldn't quite finish off the Eagles in their previous matchup back in January and fell 58-55. Will Md.-E. Shore have more luck at home instead of on the road?


Md.-E. Shore is a solid 6-point favorite against Coppin State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Hawks as a 7-point favorite.

The over/under is 125.5 points.

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Series History

Md.-E. Shore and Coppin State both have 5 wins in their last 10 games.

  • Jan 08, 2024 - Coppin State 58 vs. Md.-E. Shore 55
  • Feb 25, 2023 - Md.-E. Shore 78 vs. Coppin State 57
  • Jan 28, 2023 - Md.-E. Shore 94 vs. Coppin State 75
  • Feb 26, 2022 - Md.-E. Shore 70 vs. Coppin State 50
  • Jan 29, 2022 - Md.-E. Shore 64 vs. Coppin State 61
  • Mar 05, 2020 - Coppin State 63 vs. Md.-E. Shore 60
  • Feb 10, 2020 - Coppin State 68 vs. Md.-E. Shore 67
  • Feb 16, 2019 - Coppin State 58 vs. Md.-E. Shore 55
  • Jan 29, 2018 - Coppin State 71 vs. Md.-E. Shore 68
  • Feb 04, 2017 - Md.-E. Shore 78 vs. Coppin State 57