UT Men's Basketball versus Coppin State



Coppin State at Toledo

Time: 2 p.m.

Records: CSU is 4-7; UT is 11-0

Radio: 1370

Series: CSU leads 2-0

Notes: This is the final tune-up before UT concludes its non-conference slate Monday at No. 16 Kansas. ... Entering Friday’s action, the Rockets were among nine unbeaten teams in the nation and were the fifth team out of the Associated Press Top 25. ... UT hasn’t played Coppin State since losing road games to the Eagles in 1989 and 1990. ... With a win the Rockets would match the 1940-41 team for the program’s second-best start to a season. The 1966-67 team owns the school record with 14 straight wins to start a season. ... UT is 5-0 in games decided by four or fewer points, including a 71-67 decision over Cleveland State seven days ago. ... Senior forward Michael Murray leads Coppin State with 15.7 points, and junior forward Brandon St. Louis is grabbing a team-high 5.8 rebounds. ... The Eagles have dropped three straight, all by double digits. Their last win came by 20 points at home Dec. 11 against University of Maryland Baltimore County.