ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — George Kiernan had 21 points and nine rebounds, Evan Wieck added 14 points with five assists, and Navy used a big second-half run to pull away from Coppin State 77-58 on Wednesday night.
John Carter Jr. and Cam Davis scored 10 points apiece for the Midshipmen (1-2), who had 22 second-chance points off of 13 offensive boards.
Coppin State’s Lamar Morgan tied it at 34 early in the second half, but Carter’s 3 sparked a 19-0 run capped by Kiernan’s 3 while the Eagles went cold. The Midshipmen led by 21 points with 8:16 to play and cruised.
Kiernan opened with a jumper to spark a 7-3 run and Navy led 34-32 at halftime. Kiernan scored 12 points in the half and Wieck added seven.