Scores

Final

N Carolina Cent 64

(9-5, 1-1 MEAC)

Bethune-Cookman 49

(2-17, 0-4 MEAC)

    7:40 PM ET, January 13, 2014

    Moore Gym, Daytona Beach, Florida

    1 2 T
    NCCU 35 2964
    COOK 23 2649

    Top Performers

    North Carolina Central: J. Copeland 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Bethune-Cookman: C. Owens 14 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    NC Central knocks off Bethune-Cookman 64-49

    Associated Press

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jay Copeland scored 16 points and Alfonzo Houston had 15 to lead North Carolina Central to a 64-49 victory over Bethune-Cookman Monday night.

    Copeland also pulled down 10 rebounds for NCCU (9-5, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Reggie Groves scored 10 points and Emanuel Chapman had eight assists.

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCCU
    COOK
    Points 64 49
    FG Made-Attempted 23-49 (.469) 16-47 (.340)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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