NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Tyler Kohl scored 19 points- six in overtime -- and had 10 rebounds and Central Connecticut State beat winless Coppin State74-71 in overtime on Tuesday night.
Central Connecticut (2-3) made 6 of 9 free throws in extra session, and a pair from Kohl with 50 seconds left in overtime put them on top 72-71. Austin Nehls added two more free throws and Coppin State's Tre' Thomas missed a 3-pointer with two seconds left. At the end of regulation, Karonn Davis made a layup for the Eagles with six seconds to go before Nehls missed a 3-pointer as time expired.
Coppin State(0-6) led 31-26 at halftime and went on a 10-3 run when Davis made a 3-pointer, converted a 3-point play off a layup and Thomas added a layup within the first two minutes of the second half. Joel Boyce's layup with 15:12 left put Coppin State up by 12. Mustafa Jones' dunk with 2:56 left gave the Blue Devils their first lead of the second half at 59-58.
Davis led the Eagles with 14 points and Keandre Fair finished with 11 on 3-of-5 shooting from 3-point range.