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Maryland-Eastern Shore vs Bethune-Cookman

Bethune-Cookman 58, Md.-Eastern Shore 57


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Ricky Johnson scored 11 points, including a go-ahead free throw with 2 seconds remaining, as Bethune-Cookman averted disaster by holding on to beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 58-57 Monday night.

The Wildcats (8-14, 3-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 53-46 with 4:32 remaining, but the Hawks' Kevin Mays hit a layup with 18 seconds left to cap a 6-0 run and tie it at 57.

Francis Ezeiru fouled Johnson on the ensuing Bethune-Cookman possession, and Johnson, a 5-foot-9 sophomore, hit the second of two shots for the one-point edge.

The Wildcats had entered 0-3 this season in games decided by three or fewer points.

Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman with 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting.

Mays paced Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-15, 1-4) with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Troy Snyder and Louis Bell added 11 points while Ezeiru had 13 rebounds.

The Hawks outrebounded the Wildcats 40-30, but were outscored in the paint 28-18.

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Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks
T. Snyder, F393-114-752411
K. Mays, F348-124-4114420
F. Ezeiru, C291-63-413035
L. Bell, G213-52-201011
D. Cowell, G160-31-21201
I. Pitt250-30-04230
D. Williams II192-50-20104
O. Kosile111-30-02012
J. Davis51-30-00003
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A. Coleman, F287-122-642217
M. Mack, F182-40-04034
K. Dukes, G383-80-01419
R. Johnson, G322-55-624111
M. Jackson, G50-30-00120
A. Smith323-40-210236
J. Bryant313-80-05146
P. Scotland162-60-00215
Totals 22-507-1430161758
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