DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Mikel Trapp scored 16 points to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 58-47 comeback win over Howard on Monday night.
Trailing 28-22 at the break, Bethune-Cookman (4-19, 2-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) held Howard to just 19 points in the second half while pouring in 36 of its own for the win. The Wildcats took the lead on a Maurice Taylor layup that made it 35-33 with 9:33 to go and never trailed again.
Malik Jackson contributed 11 points and 12 rebounds, while Taylor added 10 points for Bethune-Cookman, which shot just 27 percent from the field in securing its second win in a row.
Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes.
Point guard Jaylen Fisher, who reopened his recruitment after coaching changes at UNLV, has committed to TCU over a long list of schools.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
|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|