Today's Games

March 02, 1995

COPPIN STATE (18-8) vs. DELAWARE STATE (7-20)

Site: Hill Field House

Time: 1:30

Radio: WOLB (1010 AM)

Outlook: Once again, Coppin State is the class of the conference, having won 15 straight games to take its third straight MEAC regular-season title. The Eagles are led by senior forward and Player of the Year Stephen Stewart (14.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg) and senior guard Sidney Goodman (14.5 ppg, 2.3 spg). Delaware State is led by sophomore F Chris Nurse (16.1 ppg, league-high 10.4 rpg).

MORGAN STATE (5-21) vs. S. CAROLINA STATE (14-12)

Site: Hill Field House

Time: 3:30

Radio: WEAA (88.9)

Outlook: In two losses to South Carolina State during the regular season, the Bears had trouble containing junior forwards Derrick Patterson and Miguel Burns. Patterson (17.4 ppg, 9.4 rpg) wound up on the All-MEAC first team. South Carolina State will not have junior F Desi McQueen, who has been declared ineligible for the tournament, or coach Cy Alexander, who has been suspended while the school investigates alleged NCAA violations surrounding McQueen. The Bears are led by senior G Terrence Wright (13.0 ppg).

GOUCHER (18-9) at LEBANON VALLEY (22-5)

Site: Lynch Memorial Gymnasium, Annville, Pa., 7:30 p.m.

Outlook: The seventh-seeded Gophers have drawn a tough assignment in their first NCAA Division III tournament. Lebanon Valley is the defending national champion and returns the 1994 Final Four MVP, G Mike Rhoades (21.1 ppg, 7.0 apg). Goucher, the Capital Athletic Conference tourney titlist, is led by 6-3 senior David Clark of Catonsville (17.3 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 4.6 apg).

MARYLAND WOMEN (10-17) vs. FLORIDA STATE (8-21)

Site: Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, S.C.

Time: 7

Outlook: Ninth-seeded Maryland participates in its first play-in game. The Terps have lost eight straight and have won only three of 11 games away from Cole Field House. Freshman F Stephanie Cross leads the Terps in scoring (11.3). Florida State dropped nine of its past nine Atlantic Coast Conference games, beating only Maryland in that stretch.

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