Bethune-Cookman vs Stetson

Stetson holds off late Bethune-Cookman run, 56-52

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DELAND, Fla. (AP) Willie Green scored 18 points as Stetson held off a late charge by Bethune-Cookman to win 56-52 on Tuesday night.

Stetson (1-9) was up 41-23 at halftime, but only scored 15 second-half points. The Hatters made 15 of 29 shots in the first half and only 5 of 22 after the intermission.

Troy Simmons' bucket pulled Bethune-Cookman within one at 51-50 with 2:22 left. Stetson's Green made two free throws a minute later to extend its lead to three points. After a Bethune-Cookman basket, Green answered again and Brian Pegg made 1 of 2 free throws with 3 seconds left to seal the win.

Raymone Andrews had 11 points for Stetson and Kentwan Smith added 10.

Clemmye Owens had 12 points for Bethune-Cookman (2-8), Tony Kynard had 11 and Barry Smith added 10 points, 11 rebounds.

It was Corey Williams' first career win as head coach of Stetson.

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Scoreboard
Bethune-Cookman (2-8)232952
Stetson (1-9) «411556

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MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T0-04-1107
Morgan St.0-03-2206
Beth.-Cook.0-02-3338
Hampton0-02-4310
N.C. Central0-02-4305
Savannah St.0-02-4274
Md.-E. Shore0-01-3229
Delaware St.0-01-4341
Florida A&M0-01-5128
Norfolk St.0-00-4171
S.C. State0-00-5317
Coppin St.0-00-6290
Howard0-00-6280

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Lipscomb0-03-298
FGCU0-02-2147
N.J. Tech0-02-2251
S.C. Upstate0-02-3277
Jacksonville0-01-3298
Kennesaw St.0-01-4275
No. Florida0-01-6331
 
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