Derksen rescues San Francisco in OT, tops Coppin State 96-93

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Tim Derksen tipped in a Devin Watson miss with 10 seconds left, then added a pair of free throws to give San Francisco a 96-93 overtime win over Coppin State Friday night.

James Sylvester hit a 3-pointer with 2:11 left in overtime to put Coppin State up 93-90, but the Eagles did not score again.

Watson sank two free throws with 43 seconds left to pull the Dons within one, 93-92, but missed a layup with 12 seconds left. Derksen came down with the rebound and his putback gave San Francisco the lead. Derksen stole the ball from Joshua Treadway with a second left to seal the win.

Sylvester hit two free throws with 4 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

Watson finished with 31 points and Derksen 23 to lead San Francisco (6-4).

Terry Harris Jr. scored 27 points to lead Coppin State (2-9).

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