Bethune-Cookman (2-17, 0-4) has now lost 15 consecutive games.
The Eagles jumped out to an early lead and held a 16-10 advantage at the 8:12 mark of the first half. They extended that to 35-23 at the half. NCCU surged to a 51-29 advantage with 12:31 remaining in the game.
NCCU's defense stymied the Wildcats throughout, limiting them to 29.2 percent from the field in the second half.
Clemmye Owens led the Bethune-Cookman with 14 points after making 4 of 8 3-pointers. The Wildcats turned the ball over 20 times.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|