DOVER, Del. -- Marquis Collins had 23 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Delaware State ended Division I's second-longest losing streak at 21 games with a 69-51 victory over Coppin State on Monday night.
Delaware State (3-25, 1-12 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which entered 0-25 against D-I competition, has wins against D-III Cairn in the season opener and D-II Georgian Court in late November.
Saleik Edwards added 18 points and Simon Okolue and Artem Tavakalyan each chipped in 11 points for DSU. Tavakalyan, who scored all of his points in the second half, finished a lob with a two-handed dunk and sank a corner 3-pointer to put DSU up 47-30 midway through the second half.
Chad Andrews-Fulton scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Coppin State (5-24, 5-9). The Eagles, who have lost five of their last six games, shot just 30.9 percent from the field.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.
Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|