Coppin St. Rumors & News

  • Coppin State basketball loses recruits in wake of Baltimore riots

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "The unrest that gripped Baltimore last month led several Coppin State basketball recruits to withdraw their commitments to the program. Coppin State coach Michael Grant told the Baltimore Sun that the rioting and violence that followed the funeral of Freddie Gray, who suffered a severe spinal..." May 21

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Coppin State to hire Michael Grant as new men's basketball coach

    Baltimore Sun "More than a month after announcing that the contract of longtime men’s basketball coach Fang Mitchell would not be renewed, Coppin State athletic director Derrick Ramsey said Monday he will introduce Stillman College coach Michael Grant as Mitchell’s successor at a campus news conference..." May 06

  • Fang Mitchell out as Coppin State men's basketball coach, according to source

    Baltimore Sun "Ron "Fang" Mitchell’s 28-year coaching career at Coppin State appears to have come to an end. An announcement is expected Friday that Mitchell's contract will not be renewed, an athletic department source said. Mitchell led the Eagles to national prominence with 11 straight winning seasons..." March 28