BALTIMORE -- — Troy Baxter scored a season-high 28 points and Morgan State edged Coppin State 79-76 on Saturday.
Baxter made a pair of foul shots with 10 seconds left for the three-point advantage. Kenan Sarvan missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer for Coppin State.
The Bears (9-4, 4-2) moved within a half-game of Coppin State (6-10, 5-2) atop the north division of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Sherwyn Devonish had 14 points and six rebounds for Morgan State and De’Torrion Ware and Trevor Moore each registered 13 points and nine rebounds.
The Bears improved to 2-1 against the Eagles on the season.
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