vs Bethune-Cookman

NC Central 81, Bethune-Cookman 79

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Ray Willis scored 20 points and paced North Carolina Central from the free-throw line, going 10 for 10 in the Eagles 81-79 win over Bethune-Cookman on Monday night.

The Eagles (12-11, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) were outshot from the field (56.9 percent, 29 of 51 to 51.9 percent, 27 of 52), outscored off turnovers (23-14) and in the paint (44-32), but survived from the free-throw line. North Carolina Central went 20 of 22 from the stripe, (90.0 percent), including 11 of 13 in the second half.

The Eagles led 77-70 with 16 seconds left before going 6 of 6 from the line, holding off Bethune-Cookman's long-range barrage. The Wildcats (10-14, 7-3) made three 3-pointers in the same span during a 9-4 run.

Nick Chasten and Donimique Sutton added 18 points each for the Eagles.

Bethune-Cookman was led by Adrien Coleman with 29 points, 19 coming in the second half.

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D. Sutton, F396-136-752418
T. O'Neal, F21-10-02022
R. Willis, G354-1110-1082220
E. Chapman, G282-30-12214
E. Anyaorah, G172-60-03034
N. Chasten307-102-251318
J. Ingram233-42-220410
J. Leemow120-10-00200
T. Beaman51-20-00003
D. Best51-10-02012
K. Jawara40-00-00100
J. Nicely00-00-00000
Totals 27-5220-2230102081
 51.9%90.9% 
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
G. Holloman, F241-40-12243
K. Dukes, G374-80-012110
A. Coleman, G3612-164-832129
A. Breeze, G265-83-321413
S. Elliott, G132-32-22046
J. Bryant245-66-671216
R. Johnson200-21-22121
P. Scotland110-30-01120
M. Mack70-10-02020
R. McAfee20-01-20001
A. Smith00-00-00000
Totals 29-5117-2424102279
 56.9%70.8% 

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Hampton13-321-11154
S.C. State12-419-15205
Norfolk St.12-417-17220
Beth.-Cook.10-614-18288
Savannah St.9-716-16277
N.C. Central7-913-19311
Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Howard6-1012-20328
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
 
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