Parks leads NC Central to a 79-77 win over Coppin State
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Jordan Parks scored 25 points, including the go-ahead putback, and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead North Carolina Central to a 79-77 win over Coppin State on Saturday for its 30th straight home victory.
Taariq Cephas made a basket with 1:28 remaining to cap Coppin State's 7-1 run for a 77-75 lead. Parks then hit the tying layup with 1:18 left and his putback of Karamo Jawara's miss put NCCU up with 11 seconds left. Coppin State missed an open 3-pointer as time expired.