Strong second half propels Lady Hawks over Coppin State

NORFOLK, Va- The 8th seeded Maryland Eastern Shore women’s basketball team outscored 9-seed Coppin State 36-18 in the second half to earn a 62-50 victory in the opening game of the 2020 MEAC tournament.

Freshman Mya Thomas finished with a career-high 21 points to lead the Hawks, going 9-16 from the field. Backcourt-mate Brooklyn Bailey finished with 11 points in the win.

The Lady Hawks move to take on top-seeded Bethune Cookman on Wednesday at noon.

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