Bethune-Cookman vs North Carolina A&T

Bethune-Cookman 59, NC A&,T 56


GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Kevin Dukes scored 23 points, including a game winning 3-pointer, to help Bethune-Cookman beat North Carolina A&T 59-56 Saturday.

The Wildcats (6-11, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) tied the game 49-all with an Anthony Breeze layup but Marc Hill made two layups and a free throw to help the Aggies take a 56-51 lead with 26 seconds left.

Dukes then hit a 3-pointer with 23 seconds left and then another with 7 seconds remaining to give Bethune-Cookman a 57-56 lead.

Paul Scotland was fouled after forcing a turnover on the ensuing inbounds pass and made two free throws to create the final margin.

Bethune-Cookman struggled from the field, making 34.4 percent (22 of 64) of their shots, but outrebounded North Carolina A&T 39-31, including 13 offensive rebounds compared to just three for the Aggies.

Hill led North Carolina A&T (5-13, 0-3) with 16 but no other Aggie scored in double figures.

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Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
A. Coleman, F364-121-243211
M. Mack, F140-10-05020
K. Dukes, G367-174-542323
S. Elliott, G304-70-04158
P. Scotland, G130-42-21332
A. Breeze302-80-19114
G. Holloman264-121-39119
J. Bryant80-20-02010
A. Smith71-10-01012
Totals 22-648-1345111959
North Carolina A&T Aggies
L. Smith, F302-62-37006
A. Powell, F243-71-24027
A. Estes, F90-20-00010
A. Witter, G302-42-68027
M. Hill, G285-105-703016
R. Buck254-70-16128
N. Simpson221-40-03113
J. Underwood151-43-41136
J. Louisme121-10-02123
J. Williams50-00-00000
Totals 19-4513-233271356
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S.C. State0-02-9328
Florida A&M0-01-10238
Norfolk St.0-00-9298
Coppin St.0-00-10313
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