North Carolina A&T vs Bethune-Cookman

Bethune-Cookman 72, NC A&,T 60

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Malik Jackson scored 20 points and Kevin Dukes added 19 as Bethune-Cookman topped North Carolina A&T 72-60 in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action Saturday.

Javoris Bryant added nine points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (6-11, 1-1), who won the rebounding battle 42-33.

Lamont Middleton paced the Aggies (7-10, 0-2) with 25 points, including a 9 of 10 performance at the foul line.

Bethune-Cookman trailed 35-31 with 2:48 left in the first half but closed out the period with a 3 from Jackson and a layup and 3-pointer from Dukes for a 39-35 lead.

The Aggies came back and led 47-43 with 13:39 left. The lead changed hands five times from there, and the teams were tied 56-all with 5:55 left when Dukes hit a 3-point shot and added two free throws after a technical foul by North Carolina A&T. Dukes' 3-pointer sparked a 16-1 Wildcat run for a 72-57 advantage.

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
B. Beckford, F306-111-452113
A. Witter, F291-30-06433
A. Powell, F211-110-03322
L. Middleton, G347-129-1072225
J. Louisme, G334-122-242412
J. Underwood241-30-01043
D. Upchurch211-30-05022
R. Buck80-10-00000
Totals 21-5612-1633131860
 37.5%75% 
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
A. Smith, F292-50-17144
A. Coleman, F273-62-35148
M. Mack, F171-51-23013
R. Johnson, G321-116-63329
B. Stewart, G50-10-01020
K. Dukes306-132-219119
J. Bryant264-71-211219
M. Jackson226-82-261220
P. Scotland120-30-00000
Totals 23-5914-1842171772
 39%77.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Norfolk St.12-417-17220
Beth.-Cook.10-614-18288
Savannah St.9-716-16277
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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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