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Bethune-Cookman vs Savannah State

Savannah St. 43, Bethune-Cookman 40


SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Preston Blackman made two free throws with 2 seconds left to help ensure Savannah State a 43-40 victory over Bethune-Cookman in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action Monday night.

Savannah State (10-9, 4-1) led 21-12 at halftime, but Adrien Coleman's layup put Bethune-Cookman ahead 29-28 with 11:09 left.

The Tigers' Arnold Louis took back the lead, 37-36, with a layup with 4:57 left, and then snapped a 37-37 tie with a layup with 3:48 remaining.

Coleman responded with a free throw, then Louis made two foul shots.

Coleman's layup pulled the Wildcats within 41-40 with 26 seconds left, but then Blackman hit his free throws for the final, three-point edge.

Kevin Dukes missed a 3-point try for Bethune-Cookman at the buzzer.

Louis led the Tigers with 13 points with 11 rebounds. Savannah State shot 37.5 percent (15 of 40) with 1-of-9 3-point shooting.

Coleman paced the Wildcats (7-13, 2-3) with 16 points.

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Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
J. Bryant, F361-73-45135
A. Smith, F282-40-04044
M. Mack, F162-40-03144
K. Dukes, G382-70-02225
R. Johnson, G352-50-02315
A. Coleman327-122-580316
P. Scotland130-41-30121
M. Jackson20-00-01000
B. Stewart00-00-00000
Totals 16-436-122881940
Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F244-61-24039
C. Spears, F130-00-00120
K. White, G332-50-03224
C. Smith, G271-61-32013
P. Blackman, G251-84-42116
A. Louis234-75-9112113
R. Burger222-31-41106
J. Smith171-20-26122
P. Hendley70-00-01010
S. Wilson50-30-00120
M. Hutchins40-00-00010
Totals 15-4012-243391643
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
S.C. State0-03-3310
Savannah St.0-03-3108
Florida A&M0-03-4254
Coppin St.0-02-3252
Morgan St.0-02-4198
Md.-E. Shore0-01-4345
N.C. Central0-01-4320
Norfolk St.0-01-4274
Delaware St.0-00-6340
N.C. A&T0-00-7300
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