Powers had nine points in the second half for the Pirates (8-13, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 52.2 percent (12 of 23) after halftime to the Eagles' 18.5 percent (5 of 27).
Hampton had an 18-6 second-half advantage on points in the paint against Coppin State (5-19, 2-7), which has lost four straight.
Taariq Cephas scored 10 of his 12 points for Coppin State in the first half, when the Eagles led by as many as seven points before Hampton came back to trail 30-29 at halftime.
Washington State lost its final 17 games last season, then lost some key players to transfers. But Ernie Kent's team expects to be more competitive.
The Australian basketball team will play the Pac-12 College All-Stars in a pair of exhibition games July 12 and 14 in the lead-up to the Rio Olympics.
SEC Now highlights where SEC players are predicted to be picked based on Chad Ford's NBA mock draft.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|