Savannah State vs Bethune-Cookman

Bethune-Cookman 68, Savannah St. 62


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Ricky Johnson made all 10 of his free throws in the final 1:06 to help Bethune-Cookman hold off Savannah State 68-62 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game Monday night.

The Wildcats (7-12, 4-1) led 57-54 when Johnson went to the line for the first time. The freshman guard's only previous points in the game came on a layup early in the first half.

His last four free throws came in the final 9 seconds, both trips to the line coming after Preston Blackmon sank a 3-pointer for the Tigers (8-10, 4-2).

Bethune-Cookman led by as many as eight points, 21-13, in the first half but trailed 29-26 at halftime. The Wildcats went ahead to stay on Anthony Breeze's free throws that made it 43-42 with 9:32 left.

Adrien Coleman scored 15 points and Kevin Dukes 13 for Bethune-Cookman.

Rashad Hassan had 18 points and Blackmon 14 for Savannah State.

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Savannah State Tigers
C. Smith, F270-50-02320
R. Hassan, F227-94-421318
J. Smith, F196-70-020112
D. Rudolph, G302-71-24217
P. Blackmon, G275-140-113314
A. Louis273-62-48248
R. Conner110-00-00350
S. Wilson110-10-00100
K. Richards100-12-20032
J. Montgomery80-20-03020
P. Hendley50-01-21001
C. Spears30-00-01000
Totals 23-5210-1529152462
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
A. Coleman, F336-113-531315
M. Mack, C70-20-00000
K. Dukes, G324-101-121013
S. Elliott, G261-32-24315
R. Johnson, G231-210-1013412
G. Holloman274-110-211258
A. Breeze242-54-45018
P. Scotland161-51-20133
A. Smith82-20-00014
J. Bryant40-00-00020
Totals 21-5121-2632112068
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Norfolk St.1-24-13322
Md.-E. Shore1-24-14263
N.C. A&T0-41-16349
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