"The hardest part of it all is just keeping the spirit of your team going," Brownell said of Coppin State and coach Michael Grant. "There are nights where they're rested and prepared to play well. And other nights where it's just really hard on them."
"It's good. It builds momentum. It helps in terms RPI against a team that's going to have a good RPI in their league," Brownell said. "It gets you going in a good direction. That's important for us right now."