McKnight scores 22 to carry CSU over Cornell 68-66 in OT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Kamar McKnight had 22 points including a jumper late in regulation that tied the game and sent it into overtime as Coppin State narrowly beat Cornell 68-66 on Saturday night.
The Eagles (2-5) trailed by two in regulation when McKnight made the jumper to tie it up 58-all with 30 seconds remaining, forcing overtime. In the extra period, CSU trailed again with 1:15 left when Koby Thomas made a tip shot and Andrew Robinson followed with a 3-pointer to push the Eagles to a 68-63 lead and they led the rest of the way.
Thomas had 19 points and eight rebounds for Coppin State. Robinson added 15 points and five boards.
Jimmy Boeheim had 25 points and 17 rebounds for the Big Red (1-5), whose losing streak reached five games. Thurston McCarty added 10 points. Josh Warren had nine assists and seven rebounds.
Coppin State faces James Madison on the road on Tuesday. Cornell plays Navy on the road on Tuesday.
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