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Coppin State @ North Carolina Central

Current Records: Coppin State 6-19; North Carolina Central 11-11

What to Know

An MEAC battle is on tap between the Coppin State Eagles and the North Carolina Central Eagles at 7:30 p.m. ET Monday at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium. North Carolina Central will be strutting in after a victory while Coppin State will be stumbling in from a defeat.

Coppin State came up short against the South Carolina State Bulldogs this past Saturday, falling 94-84.

Meanwhile, the Morgan State Bears typically have all the answers at home, but this past Saturday North Carolina Central proved too difficult a challenge. North Carolina Central was the clear victor by an 83-63 margin over the Bears.

Coppin State have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 12-point spread they are up against. Those sticking with them against the spread have guts, to put it politely, as the squad has let down bettors in their past seven games.

Coppin State is now 6-19 while North Carolina Central sits at 11-11. A couple numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Coppin State is stumbling into the contest with the 17th most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 14.8 on average. To make matters even worse for Coppin State, North Carolina Central comes into the game boasting the 20th most takeaways per game in college basketball at 16.5. So the cards are definitely stacked in North Carolina Central's favor.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium -- Durham, North Carolina
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $29.40


The Eagles are a big 12-point favorite against the Eagles, 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 Eagles as an 11.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

North Carolina Central have won seven out of their last ten games against Coppin State.

  • Jan 09, 2023 - North Carolina Central 64 vs. Coppin State 59
  • Mar 11, 2022 - Coppin State 79 vs. North Carolina Central 73
  • Feb 14, 2022 - North Carolina Central 77 vs. Coppin State 74
  • Feb 05, 2022 - North Carolina Central 69 vs. Coppin State 68
  • Feb 08, 2020 - North Carolina Central 68 vs. Coppin State 63
  • Jan 19, 2019 - Coppin State 64 vs. North Carolina Central 60
  • Mar 06, 2018 - North Carolina Central 60 vs. Coppin State 48
  • Jan 13, 2018 - North Carolina Central 81 vs. Coppin State 61
  • Feb 06, 2017 - North Carolina Central 86 vs. Coppin State 77
  • Feb 18, 2016 - Coppin State 71 vs. North Carolina Central 60