NORFOLK, Va. -- James Sylvester had 24 points on 6-of-10 shooting, and Christian Kessee scored 23 -- including a career-high tying six 3-pointers -- to lead No. 11 seed Coppin State past sixth-seeded North Carolina A&T 98-91 in double overtime Monday night and advance to the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.
The Eagles will face third-seeded South Carolina State (17-13) on Thursday.
Sylvester made 7 of 8 foul shots in the second overtime as Coppin State scored all of its 12 points from the line -- going 12-of-16. The Eagles made 34 of 50 free-throw attempts -- both season highs.