The Coppin State Eagles and Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Hooper Eblen Center. The Coppin State Eagles look to get a game above a .500 record. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles look to get back to a .500 record.
The Coppin State Eagles are averaging 76.5 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 81.8 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Sam Sessoms is averaging 23 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Nendah Tarke is averaging 12 points and 5.5 rebounds. Justin Steers is dishing 1.8 assists and Justin Winston is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Coppin State Eagles are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Coppin State Eagles are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are averaging 63.3 points on 40.1 percent shooting and allowing 71.3 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Erik Oliver is averaging 12 points and 1.3 rebounds, while Brett Thompson is averaging 11 points and 1.5 assists. Jaylen Sebree is the third double-digit scorer and Ty Perry is grabbing 0.7 rebounds. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 60 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are allowing 29.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game.
The Eagles are 16-6-1 ATS in their last 23 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Golden Eagles are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games. The over is 3-0-1 in Eagles last 4 overall. The under is 4-0 in Golden Eagles last 4 overall.
The Coppin State Eagles are the more talented team, and they'll have the best player on the floor. However, the gap between these teams overall isn't that big, and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have shown some competitive spirit on the defensive side through three games. Not a game I'd touch personally, but give me the Golden Eagles and the free bucket if forced to pick.