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See you in the dance - Coppin State wins MEAC Title in upset

8:00 PM ET, March 15, 2008, RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Coppin State (16-29) upset Morgan State in a close game 62 to 60 to win the id-Eastern Athletic Conference title and the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Tywain Mckee hit a layup with two seconds remaining to give Coppin State the win. McKee had a career high 33 points in the win. Coppin State will play in the NCAA Tourament for the first time since 1997 as a result of winning the title. This is the fourth MEAC title for Coppin State however the most unlikely as they came into the tournament as the number 7 seed. Forward Julian Conyers said this about being the 7 seed "We got the [No.] 7 seed, but didn't really feel like a [No.] 7 seed," "We were playing well ... and we felt like the No. 1 team even though we were the No. 7 seed. So we came out, played hard and knew we could do it.". Coppin State also might be the ultimate underdog in the NCAA Tournament as they are the first team to play in March Madness with 20 or more losses in the regular season. Will Coppin State be a Cinderella in this years NCAA Tournament?

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