Wright powers NC Central to 64-59 victory over Coppin State

BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Wright scored 21 points as North Carolina Central beat Coppin State 64-59 on Monday night.

Wright added nine rebounds for the Eagles (8-8, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Brendan Medley-Bacon pitched in with 10 points, nine rebounds and three blocks.

Sam Sessoms led the Eagles (6-13, 1-1) with 21 points and four assists. Nendah Tarke added 16 points and six boards. Justin Steers contributed 10 points and six rebounds

NEXT UP

Both teams next play Saturday. North Carolina Central hosts South Carolina State while Coppin State hosts Morgan State.

___

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Copyright © 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Related Categories:

Sports | Washington, DC Sports

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up