Scores

Final

MD-E Shore 57

(1-15, 1-4 MEAC)

Bethune-Cookman 58

(8-14, 3-4 MEAC)

    7:30 PM ET, January 28, 2013

    Moore Gymnasium, Daytona Beach, Florida

    1 2 T
    UMES 31 2657
    COOK 30 2858

    Top Performers

    Maryland-Eastern Shore: K. Mays 20 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Bethune-Cookman: A. Smith 6 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

    Bethune-Cookman 58, Md.-Eastern Shore 57

    Associated Press

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Ricky Johnson scored 11 points, including a go-ahead free throw with 2 seconds remaining, as Bethune-Cookman averted disaster by holding on to beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 58-57 Monday night.

    The Wildcats (8-14, 3-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 53-46 with 4:32 remaining, but the Hawks' Kevin Mays hit a layup with 18 seconds left to cap a 6-0 run and tie it at 57.

    Francis Ezeiru fouled Johnson on the ensuing Bethune-Cookman possession, and Johnson, a 5-foot-9 sophomore, hit the second of two shots for the one-point edge.

    The Wildcats had entered 0-3 this season in games decided by three or fewer points.

    Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman with 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting.

    Mays paced Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-15, 1-4) with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Troy Snyder and Louis Bell added 11 points while Ezeiru had 13 rebounds.

    The Hawks outrebounded the Wildcats 40-30, but were outscored in the paint 28-18.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UMES
    COOK
    Points 57 58
    FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 22-50 (.440)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 7-22 (.318)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 7-14 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 7

    2012-13 Season

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