NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nendah Tarke scored 19 points to help Coppin State end a nine-game losing streak by snapping Norfolk State’s six-game win streak with a 69-62 victory on Monday night.
Tarke made 8 of 12 shots with two 3-pointers for the Eagles (7-21, 2-9 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Sam Sessoms added 17 points, six rebounds, six assists, and four steals. Kam’Ron Cunningham scored 14 on 5-of-7 shooting (4 for 6 from distance).
Caheim Brown and Dana Tate both scored 11 to pace the Spartans (19-8, 8-3). Tate added eight rebounds and Brown handed out five assists. Joe Bryant Jr. finished with 10 points and eight rebounds.
Both teams next play Saturday. Coppin State hosts Maryland-Eastern Shore, while Norfolk State visits South Carolina State.
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