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The Coppin State University Eagles are mired in a four-game losing slump, with their most recent loss coming in a 105-64 blowout to Hofstra on Dec. 10 at the Physical Education Complex at Coppin State in Baltimore.

The loss dropped Coppin to 1-8 this season; they also lost to Towson on Dec. 3, Hampton on Dec. 6 and Norfolk State on Dec. 8.

The Eagles tried to contend with Hofstra early on, and challenged them in the first few minutes of the game. But Hofstra eventually went on a 16-2 scoring run and took full control of the game.

Coppin State still had four different players score double digits in points, despite the loss. Junior guard Sterlin Smith led the Eagles with 12 points, while senior guard Taariq Cephas followed up with 11 points and five assists. Sophomore guard Christian Kessee and junior guard Shomari Triggs scored 10 points each.

But Hofstra had five different players drop double digits in points, with junior guard Ameen Tanksley leading the way with a game-high 23 points.

Next: Coppin State will embark on a four-game road trip, starting with a matchup against powerhouse program, Connecticut on Dec. 14. The Eagles will then face Michigan on Dec. 22, Eastern Michigan on Dec. 23 and Evansville on Dec. 28.