Bracey leads in OT as Hampton beats Coppin State 70-59
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Lysander Bracey scored 11 of his 22 points in the extra period as Hampton beat Coppin State in overtime 70-59 on Wednesday night.
Bracey scored first in overtime on a 3-pointer and went on to hit two more in the period as the Pirates (9-13, 4-3 MEAC) led by as much as 14 points, 70-56, with 43 seconds to play.
Hampton trailed by three with five seconds to play in regulation when Bracey was fouled and drained three from the line to tie it up 54-all and force the overtime.
Jermaine Marrow added 20 points for the Pirates before fouling out. Trevond Barnes had nine points and eight rebounds and Akim Mitchell led the team with 11 rebounds.
The Pirates were up by two with 1:35 to play in regulation before a 3-pointer by Coppin State’s Lamar Morgan and two free throws by Karonn Davis gave the Eagles (4-20, 4-5) a 54-51 lead with 11 seconds left.
Morgan led Coppin State with 17 points. Davis added 16.