Laura Harper, Coppin State’s basketball coach, will begin her college coaching career by playing three nonconference games against Power-5 and three local schools.
The Eagles will play against Penn State, a 12th-ranked Maryland, and West Virginia of Big 12. Coppin State basketball will also take on Mount St. Mary’s and UMBC, as well as Towson.
Harper knows that the coronavirus pandemic will be a huge problem to overcome. The season could be cancelled, delayed or postponed. She is a new coach and wants to maintain the program’s success.
Harper stated, “I’m most excited about being the head coach of Coppin State basketball.” “I am most excited to be the Coppin State basketball head coach and being in a position where I can influence young women.”
Since 2008, the Eagles will start their campaign at Penn State. Coppin State basketball will travel from Pittsburgh to Emmittsburg Dec. 2 to face Mount St. Mary’s for their 10th meeting. Harper will face Brenda Frese, her former head coach. Harper was a Terps player who won the 2006 national championship.
Coppin State basketball men’s basketball will play at Duke
Towson and Georgetown will host UMBC for the 2020-21 season. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic there was uncertainty defeet cycling socks about whether nonconference college basketball teams would be allowed to play. Coppin State basketball was able to make it happen.
The program announced Monday that the Eagles had scheduled two blue bloods (Duke & Georgetown) as well as two local rivals to its nonconference matchups (Towson & UMBC).
Coppin State’s basketball season will start on the road against Marshall Nov. 25, their first meeting since 2012. This is part of the Marshall Memorial Multi-Team Event. (MTE). As part of the round-robin tournament held in West Virginia, the Eagles will take on Tennessee State on November 26.
The biggest test for them will be on Nov. 28 when they face Mike Krzyzewski, coach and five-time national champion Duke. Duke was ranked No. The Associated Press preseason poll ranked the team 9 This is the first ever meeting between these two teams.
Coppin State will host Georgetown basketball on Dec. 8, in Washington, for their first meeting since 2017. The game will be televised by Fox Sports 1. Virginia Tech will face the Eagles on December 19 in Blacksburg, Virginia. This is their fourth consecutive meeting.
Coppin State basketball hosts men’s basketball. Arkansas State will begin 2020-21 regular season, announces Tip Times and Home TV
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Jarrod West, Senior, was named to Conference USA All-Defensive Team. He was also named third-team all-conference. Conference USA was also the leader in steals with 65.
Taevion Kinsey, a junior guard, was named to the second-team all-conference team. He led the team with 16.4 points and assists with 130 during the 2019-20 season.
Andrew Taylor, a redshirt freshman, was selected to the C-USA All-Freshman Team after winning three C-USA Freshman Of The Week awards last season.
Marshall won 86-78 over UTEP in the first round Conference USA Tournament. The season was halted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
All but one letterwinner of last season’s Thundering Herd return to the Thundering Herd.
Seven steals are needed to break Skip Henderson’s record for men’s basketball programs of 208.
Redshirt senior Jannson Williams, a Redshirt senior, is 32 blocks from breaking Hassan Whiteside’s 182-year-old program record.