Scores

Final

Bethune-Cookman 40

(7-13, 2-3 MEAC)

Savannah State 43

(10-9, 4-1 MEAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    7:30 PM ET, January 21, 2013

    Tiger Arena, Savannah, Georgia

    1 2 T
    COOK 12 2840
    SAV 21 2243

    Top Performers

    Bethune-Cookman: A. Coleman 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Savannah St: A. Louis 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Savannah St. 43, Bethune-Cookman 40

    Associated Press

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Preston Blackman made two free throws with 2 seconds left to help ensure Savannah State a 43-40 victory over Bethune-Cookman in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action Monday night.

    Savannah State (10-9, 4-1) led 21-12 at halftime, but Adrien Coleman's layup put Bethune-Cookman ahead 29-28 with 11:09 left.

    The Tigers' Arnold Louis took back the lead, 37-36, with a layup with 4:57 left, and then snapped a 37-37 tie with a layup with 3:48 remaining.

    Coleman responded with a free throw, then Louis made two foul shots.

    Coleman's layup pulled the Wildcats within 41-40 with 26 seconds left, but then Blackman hit his free throws for the final, three-point edge.

    Kevin Dukes missed a 3-point try for Bethune-Cookman at the buzzer.

    Louis led the Tigers with 13 points with 11 rebounds. Savannah State shot 37.5 percent (15 of 40) with 1-of-9 3-point shooting.

    Coleman paced the Wildcats (7-13, 2-3) with 16 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COOK
    SAV
    Points 40 43
    FG Made-Attempted 16-43 (.372) 15-40 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 1-9 (.111)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 12-24 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 10

    2012-13 Season

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