Coppin State and NC Central meet in key MEAC game Saturday

The Coppin State men’s hoops team hits the road for a Saturday tilt against North Carolina Central. The game was intially scheduled for Monday but was delayed due to COVID-19 protocols. The winner of this game will takeover second place in the MEAC.

Coppin State comes into the game fresh off a 59-57 win over Delaware State on Wednesday night that came via a Nendah Tarke buzzer beater. Tarke ended the night with 13 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals. Kyle Cardaci also put in 13 points, with Isaiah Goss chipped in nine points.

On the season, Coppin State has three doube figure scorers, Jesse Zarzuela ( 14.6 ppg), Tyree Corbett (14.4 ppg) and Nendah Tarke (13.1 ppg). NC Central boasts two double-figure scorers of their own in Randy Miller Jr (13.2 ppg) and Justin Wright (11.2 ppg). Miller has saved his best for conference play, averaging 19.5 points and shooting 53% from the field in MEAC contests.

Event Information
Teams: Coppin State Eagles (5-16, 4-2 MEAC) at N.C. Central Eagles (9-10, 3-1 MEAC)
Date & Time: Saturday, February 5 | 4:00 pm
Location: Durham, N.C. (McDougald-McLendon Arena)
Series History: N.C. Central Leads, 11-4
Media: Watch | Live Stats

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