Senior center Kendall Gray scored an amazing double-double of 33 points and 30 rebounds to lead the Delaware State University Hornets to a 104-92 win over the Coppin State University Eagles on March 5 in Baltimore.

The win set Delaware State’s regular season record at 15-15 overall and 9-7 against the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), while Coppin State ended its season with a 7-22 overall record, 6-10 against the MEAC.


The Eagles trailed by just five points at halftime, but Delaware State took over after the break, scoring 70 points in the second half. Gray teamed up with senior guard Amere May for a combined 73 points in the game; May led the way with a game-high40 points for Delaware State.

Sophomore guard Christian Kessee scored a team-high 24 points for Coppin State. Senior guard Taariq Cephas and junior guard Sterling Smith each added 16 points for the Eagles.

Coppin State will take the No. 9 seed into the MEAC tournament, where they will face No. 8 seed Bethune-Cookman University in the first round on March 10 in Norfolk, Va. No. 5 seed Delaware State takes on No. 12 seed Savannah State University on March 9.