Delaware State (11-13, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Association), which had lost two straight, trailed 22-15 before using a 22-4 run that spanned both halves to take a 37-26 lead with 10:57 left. Coppin State never got any closer than nine the rest of the way.
Bell made 5 of 9 shots, including three 3-pointers, in 16 minutes of action.
Delaware State made just 9 of 25 shots in the first half but improved to 50 percent (13 of 26) after intermission. The Hornets outrebounded Coppin State 33-26 and scored 11 second-chance points off the advantage.
Coppin State (5-21, 2-9) shot 39 percent (18 of 46) and attempted just four free throws.
Taariq Cephas had 14 points for Coppin State, which got just 10 points off the bench.
Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger has hired Carlin Hartman as an assistant.
Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes.
Point guard Jaylen Fisher, who reopened his recruitment after coaching changes at UNLV, has committed to TCU over a long list of schools.
|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|