Scores

Final

N Carolina Cent 75

(10-7, 3-0 MEAC)

Bethune-Cookman 66

(6-12, 1-2 MEAC)

7:30 PM ET, January 14, 2013

Moore Gym, Daytona Beach, Florida

1 2 T
NCCU 28 4775
COOK 32 3466

Top Performers

North Carolina Central: R. Willis 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Bethune-Cookman: A. Coleman 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

NC Central 75, Bethune-Cookman 66

Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Stanton Kidd made 11 of 14 shots from the field en route to 23 points and Ray Willis hit all 13 of his free-throw attempts to help North Carolina Central pull away from Bethune-Cookman 75-66 Monday in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.

Willis finished with 26 points for NC Central, which shot 54.5 percent (24 of 44). The Eagles (10-7, 3-0) have shot 56 percent (114 of 203) during their four-game winning streak.

NC Central scored the first the first seven points of the second half to jump ahead 35-32. Bethune-Cookman's Alex Smith tied the game at 40 with a dunk but the Eagles used a 15-5 run over the next 5 minutes to pull away.

Kidd's dunk with 6:04 remaining made it 55-45 and Willis scored 10 of NC Central's last 16 points to seal the win.

Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman (6-12, 1-2) with 18 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NCCU
COOK
Points 75 66
FG Made-Attempted 24-44 (.545) 21-53 (.396)
3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 5-17 (.294)
FT Made-Attempted 25-31 (.806) 19-22 (.864)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 14 4

2012-13 Season

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