Cop­pin St. drops 8th in a row, 76-73 to D-II Chest­nut Hill

Ra­zor­backs top Mount; Mor­gan beaten at buzzer

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Demetrius Isaac scored 18 points and the Di­vi­sion II Chest­nut Hill men’s bas­ket­ball team sidestepped Cop­pin State’s sec­ond-half come­back bid for a 76-73 win on Mon­day night.

It was the eighth con­sec­u­tive loss to open the sea­son for the Ea­gles.

Dakpe Yil­jep added 17 points and nine re­bounds, and Liban Awl fin­ished with 13 points for the vis­it­ing Griffins (3-3), who held Cop­pin State to 42.9 per­cent shoot­ing and 4-for-16 from 3-point range.

Chest­nut Hill led by 13 in the first half and took a 40-33 lead at half­time. A 3-point play by Awl put the Griffins up 69-58 with 5:45 to go. The Ea­gles re­sponded with a 13-4 run, cut­ting their deficit to 73-71 on two free throws by Juwan Davenport with 58 sec­onds left.

Cop­pin State had a fi­nal chance to tie the score on its last pos­ses­sion, but Tre’ Thomas’ 3-point try missed. De­jaun Clay­ton led the Ea­gles with 19 points.

ARKANSAS 89, MOUNT ST. MARY’S 76: Daryl Ma­con scored a ca­reer-high 15 points as the host Ra­zor­backs topped the Moun­taineers.

Arkansas (4-1) im­proved to 50-1 at home against un­ranked non­con­fer­ence op­po­nents un­der coach Mike An­der­son. The Ra­zor­backs lost to Min­nesota last week.

Eli­jah Long led the Moun­taineers (1-7) with 24 points and Greg Alexan­der had12.

HIGH POINT 62, MOR­GAN STATE 61: An­thony Lin­dauer hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Pan­thers erased a 20-point sec­ond-half deficit to beat the host Bears.

High Point was just1-for-16 from 3-point range be­fore Lin­dauer’s bas­ket capped a 16-3 run in the fi­nal 90 sec­onds.

Mor­gan State (2-5) had a 13-point ad­van­tage with 2:02 left, but High Point cut it to 59-50 with 1:17 re­main­ing.

Stan­ley Davis was fouled with 4.7 sec­onds left and hit 1 of 2 free throws to ex­tend the lead for Mor­gan State to 61-59.

For­mer Wiz­ard Shelvin Mack and the Jazz will face the Rock­ets tonight

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