Howard meets BCU in MEAC quarters
No. 5 seed Bethune-Cookman (14-16, 9-7) vs. No. 4 seed Howard (16-15, 10-6)
Mid-Eastern Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia; Thursday, 7 p.m....
BCU looks to extend streak vs FAMU
Florida A&M (11-19, 8-7) vs. Bethune-Cookman (14-15, 9-6)
Moore Gym, Daytona Beach, Florida; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bethune-Cookman looks for its 11th straight win in the...
Maitland carries Bethune-Cookman past SC State 98-73
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Malik Maitland had 29 points, tying his career high, as Bethune-Cookman routed South Carolina State 98-73 on Saturday. Cletrell Pope added 26 points for the Wildcats. Pope also had 10 rebounds for the Wildcats.
Shawntrez Davis had 13 points for Bethune-Cookman (12-14, 7-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Houston Smith added 12 points and six rebounds.
Cole scores 32 to carry Howard over Bethune-Cookman 79-73
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — RJ Cole had a season-high 32 points as Howard topped Bethune-Cookman 79-73 on Monday night.
Cole hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and shot 14 for 15 from the foul line. He added six rebounds and six assists.
Charles Williams had 20 points for Howard (12-13, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive road victory. Raymond Bethea Jr. added 13 points. Akuwovo Ogheneyole had 10 rebounds for the visiting team.
Pope lifts Bethune-Cookman past Norfolk St. 84-76
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Cletrell Pope had 20 points and 15 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman topped Norfolk State 84-76 on Saturday.
Malik Maitland had 18 points and eight assists for Bethune-Cookman (11-13, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Conference), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Dondre Duffus added 14 points. Shawntrez Davis had 10 points for the hosts.
Maitland leads Bethune-Cookman past North Carolina A&T 69-53
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Malik Maitland scored 17 points and distributed seven assists and Bethune-Cookman won its second straight by beating North Carolina A&T 69-53 on Monday night
Bethune-Cookman (10-13, 5-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) has won four of its last six with all of the wins coming at home. The Aggies (11-11, 6-2) have dropped two straight following a seven-game win streak.
Davis, Pope help Bethune-Cookman to 74-64 win over NCCU
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis and Cletrell Pope recorded double-doubles as Bethune-Cookman evened its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference record with a 74-64 win over North Carolina Central on Saturday.
Diakite, Gordon lead Bethune-Cookman past Delaware State
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Soufiyane Diakite had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Mark Gordon scored 18 points, and Bethune Cookman shut down Delaware State 69-49 on Saturday.
Diakite's 20 points were his season high and he collected his third double-double of the season. Cletrell Pope, who leads the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with 10 double-doubles, just missed his 11th as he had 11 rebounds and eight points for the Wildcats (8-11, 3-2).
Duffus, Maitland lift Bethune-Cookman to first road win
BOSTON (AP) — Dondre Duffus and Malik Maitland scored 14 points apiece and Bethune-Cookman picked up its first road win of the season, defeating Boston University 74-66 on Friday night.
The Wildcats (5-9) lost their first seven road games but came through against the Terriers by shooting 51 percent (23-45), including 8 of 12 from 3-point range.
Houston Smith and Shawntrez Davis added 13 points each for BCU. Smith had a team-high seven rebounds.
Quinnipiac beats Bethune-Cookman 87-63 behind Young, Marfo
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young hit three 3-pointers and finished with 18 points to lead six Quinnipiac players in double figures and the Bobcats beat Bethune-Cookman 87-63 on Wednesday night for the Wildcats' fifth straight loss.
Kevin Marfo scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Travis Atson added 13 points for Quinnipiac (5-5), which shot 47 percent and never trailed. Jacob Rigoni and Rich Kelly scored 12 apiece and Tyrese Williams added 10 with six assists.
Bethune-Cookman sets scoring record against Trinity Baptist
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis scored 18 points, Mark Gordon added 17 and Bethune-Cookman broke a school record with its largest Division I margin of victory, 104-44 over Trinity Baptist on Tuesday night.
The previous school record was 56 points against Morris Brown in 1996.
Isaiah Bailey scored 10 points and Cletrell Pope grabbed 11 rebounds for the Wildcats, who never trailed and shot 58.8 percent from the field (40 of 60) and 11 of 27 from 3.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Soufiyane Diakite had a perfect shooting night to score 27 points, grab 14 rebounds and power Bethune-Cookman to an 89-77 win over Florida A&M to claim a share of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title Thursday night in the final game of the regular season.
NC A&T beats Bethune-Cookman 86-80 behind McGowens
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Davaris McGowens scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Aaren Edmead added 19 points, and North Carolina A&T beat Bethune-Cookman 86-80 on Monday night.
Kameron Langley scored 14 points with nine assists for the Wildcats (18-12, 11-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 42.9 percent from the field and led 49-43 at halftime.
Bethune-Cookman cruises to 121-92 win over Savannah State
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Armani Collins sank seven 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 27 points Saturday, Isaiah Bailey got his first triple-double and Bethune-Cookman defeated Savannah State 121-92 in a showdown of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference leaders.
Tabb picks up Bethune-Cookman, holds off Coppin State 89-85
BALTIMORE (AP) — Brandon Tabb scored a season-high 34 points and knocked down 5 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final 17 seconds as Bethune-Cookman held off Coppin State to earn an 89-85 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats entered the game tied for second place, two games behind Savannah State with four games left in the regular season, including a battle with the Tigers Saturday.
Bethune-Cookman coasts to 99-81 win over NC Central
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Tabb scored 25 points with four steals, Isaiah Bailey added 22 points and eight assists and Bethune-Cookman beat North Carolina Central 99-81 on Monday night.
The Wildcats (14-12, 8-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) scored 12 straight to jump to a 39-17 lead and led by as many as 24 on their way to a 55-31 halftime advantage. Bethune-Cookman led by no less than 18 in the second half and had its largest lead at 89-60 shortly after the seven-minute mark.
Bethune-Cookman runs away from Maryland-Eastern Shore, 87-67
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Bailey turned in a career high 24 points, six boards, seven assists and four steals to help power Bethune-Cookman to an 87-67 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.
The Wildcats shot 53 percent from the field in the first half to take a 41-29 lead at the break. Maryland-Eastern Shore closed in a rush, hitting 11 of its first 12 shots in the second half to cut its deficit to 56-54 with 11:05 left.
Norfolk State beats Bethune-Cookman 83-79
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Preston Bungei had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kyle Williams added 16 points with four 3-pointers and Norfolk State beat Bethune-Cookman 83-79 on Monday night.
Williams hit a 3-pointer with 4:18 remaining for a 75-66 lead but Bethune-Cookman scored seven of the next nine, with a 3 from Jeffrey Altidort, to make it 77-73 at 1:52.
Bethune-Cookman thumps Coppin St. 80-60 with 14 3s
DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis scored 22 points with 14 rebounds and Soufiyane Diakite added a double-double and Bethune-Cookman beat Coppin State 80-60 on Saturday.
Whitley lifts Norfolk State over Bethune-Cookman 71-70
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Alex Long had 14 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and Steven Whitley scored 12, including the winning layup at the buzzer, to help Norfolk State beat Bethune-Cookman 71-70 on Saturday night for the Wildcats' first loss in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.
Nic Thomas' corner 3 put the Spartans up 46-44, but Brandon Tabb replied with a 3 and the lead traded hands until Whitley's jumper with 47 seconds left made it 67-66 Norfolk State.
Bethune-Cookman holds off Delaware State 85-78
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Brandon Tabb sank five 3-pointers and had 26 points to help lead Bethune-Cookman to an 85-78 win over Delaware State on Saturday.
Isaiah Bailey added 23 points, going 14 for 15 from the free-throw line, Shawntrez Davis had 12 points and nine rebounds and Malik Maitland had 10 points for Bethune-Cookman (11-9, 5-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Wildcats were 24 for 49 from the field and 28 of 34 from the line to match their best conference start in program history.
Bethune-Cookman beats cross-county rival Stetson 74-62
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Tabb scored 18 points, Soufiyane Diakite had 10 points and 15 rebounds, and Bethune-Cookman beat cross-county rival Stetson 74-62 on Monday night.
Bethune-Cookman (10-9) won its fifth straight to match its win total from last season.
Bethune-Cookman now 4-0 in MEAC, tops Florida A&M 99-81
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis and Brandon Tabb combined to score 42 points as Bethune-Cookman won its fourth straight game, downing Florida A&M 99-81 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats remain undefeated in conference play and started the wire-to-wire win on an 11-0 run in the first three minutes. Bethune-Cookman built a 25-point lead barely five minutes into the second half.
Tabb scores 28, Bethune-Cookman beats UMES 89-84
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Brandon Tabb scored 28 points, with seven 3-pointers, and grabbed eight rebounds to help Bethune-Cookman beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 89-84 on Monday night.
Isaiah Bailey's 3-point play near the one-minute mark pushed Bethune-Cookman's lead to 86-81 and Soufiyane Diakite added two free throws on the Wildcats' next possession for a seven-point lead.
Bethune-Cookman beats Howard 92-87 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Isaiah Bailey scored four of his 22 points in overtime to help Bethune-Cookman beat Howard 92-87 on Saturday night.
Bailey was 7 of 14 shooting and made 7 of 10 free throws. Soufiyane Diakite added 21 points and 13 rebounds, and Jeffery Altidort chipped in 16 points for the Wildcats (7-9, 2-0 Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference), who outscored Howard 10-5 in the extra period.
RJ Cole scored 32 points and Charles Williams added 30 for Howard (3-15, 0-2).
Bethune-Cookman rallies to beat South Carolina State 86-80
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Bethune-Cookman rallied to beat South Carolina State 86-80 on Wednesday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener.
Bethune-Cookman holds off Cal Poly, 67-53
DAYTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Malik Maitland scored 21 points, Shawntrez Davis added 19 and Bethune-Cookman beat Cal Poly 67-53 on Tuesday night.
Maitland was 8 of 17 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Davis was 6-of-14 shooting and had 10 rebounds. Isaiah Bailey chipped in 11 points for Bethune-Cookman (5-5). Soufiyane Diakite and Houston Smith each grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds.
Boston University holds on, beats Bethune-Cookman 90-87
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Nick Havener scored 17, Max Mahoney added 16 and Boston University overcame a late surge from Bethune-Cookman for a 90-87 win on Friday night.
The Terriers (4-4) had a 9-0 run to lead 77-70, but the Wildcats (4-5) took an 85-84 lead with 1:21 left when Isaiah Bailey's 3-pointer capped a 7-1 run.
Davis guides Bethune-Cookman past Jacksonville 77-66
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis posted his fourth double-double of the season with 28 points and 10 rebounds and Bethune-Cookman beat Jacksonville 77-66 on Thursday night.
Davis made 11 of 16 from the field for the Wildcats (4-3), who picked up a fourth win in November for the first time in school history. Malik Maitland added 16 points, four assists and three steals for Bethune-Cookman, while Isaiah Bailey contributed 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists.
Bethune-Cookman puts win on Tabb, tops Florida College 95-67
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Tabb launched 17 3-point attempts, connecting on five and scoring 19 points to lead Bethune-Cookman in a 95-67 rout of Florida College on Saturday.
Both teams attempted 37 shots from behind the arc. The Wildcats connected 10 times. The Falcons, who compete in the small-school oriented USCAA, connected on nine.
Shawntrez Davis finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds for Bethune-Cookman (3-3) and Soufiyane Diakite contributed 15 points and eight boards.
Tabb has 26, Bethune-Cookman tops Grambling 87-78
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Tabb scored 26 points, hitting half of Bethune-Cookman's 12 3-pointers, and the Wildcats turned back Grambling 87-78 on Tuesday night.
Isaiah Bailey had three 3s and 14 points for the Wildcats (2-3), with Shawntrez Davis adding 11 and Soufiyane Diakite 10.
Bethune-Cookman had seven 3s, four from Tabb, and made 17 of 33 overall to lead 44-35 at the half.
Bethune-Cookman rolls past Johnson U 108-66
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 108-66 win over Johnson University on Friday night in Bryan Ridder's first game as coach of the Wildcats.
Malik Maitland also had a double-double with 16 points and 12 assists, Brandon Tabb added 16 points, Armani Collins 14 and Jeffery Altidort 13. The 12 assists were the most by a Wildcat in Division I.