Eagles top B-C, remain unbeaten in MEAC

Jan. 14, 2013 @ 10:59 PM

Stanton Kidd made 11 of 14 shots from the field en route to 23 points and Ray Willis hit all 13 of his free-throw attempts to help N.C. Central pull away from Bethune-Cookman 75-66 Monday in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.

Willis finished with 26 points for N.C. Central, which shot 54.5 percent (24 of 44). The Eagles (10-7, 3-0) have shot 56 percent (114 of 203) during their four-game winning streak.
N.C. Central scored the first the first seven points of the second half to jump ahead 35-32. Bethune-Cookman’s Alex Smith tied the game at 40 with a dunk but the Eagles used a 15-5 run over the next 5 minutes to pull away.
Kidd’s dunk with 6:04 remaining made it 55-45 and Willis scored 10 of NCCU’s final 16 points to seal the win.
Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman (6-12, 1-2) with 18 points.

NCCU 75, Bethune-Cookman 66
NCCU|MP|FG|FT|Reb|A|F|Pts
Copeland Jr|25|1-6|0-0|0-2|1|4|2
Kidd|37|11-14|1-3|1-4|0|3|23
Ingram|29|2-3|5-6|2-4|3|4|10
Chapman|35|0-6|2-2|1-3|8|2|2
Willis|40|6-10|13-13|0-6|2|3|26
Ferguson|5|0-0|0-0|0-0|0|1|0
Galaya|0|0-0|0-0|0-0|0|0|0
Jawara|14|1-2|0-0|1-2|0|3|2
Houston|16|3-3|4-7|0-0|0|2|10
Totals|201|24-44|25-31|6-26|14|22|75
Percentages: FG .545, FT .806. 3-Point Goals: 2-9, .222 (Ingram 1-2, Willis 1-3, Jawara 0-1, Chapman 0-3). Team Rebounds: 5. Blocked Shots: 3 (Chapman 2, Houston). Turnovers: 13 (Chapman 4, Copeland, Jr. 2, Willis 2, Ingram 2, Ferguson 2, Houston). Steals: 7 (Copeland, Jr. 4, Kidd, Chapman, Willis).
B-C|MP|FG|FT|Reb|A|F|Pts
Coleman|36|6-10|5-6|3-4|2|4|18
Smith|25|4-10|1-3|4-6|1|1|9
Mack|11|3-3|0-0|0-1|0|1|6
Scotland|11|1-2|2-2|1-1|1|2|4
Johnson|39|1-9|5-5|2-6|5|2|7
Jackson|11|1-3|0-0|0-0|0|5|3
Bryant|32|2-5|6-6|1-7|0|3|10
Dukes|34|2-10|0-0|0-1|4|2|6
Stewart|1|1-1|0-0|0-0|0|2|3
Dempster|0|0-0|0-0|0-0|0|0|0
Totals|200|21-53|19-22|14-31|13|22|66
Percentages: FG .396, FT .864. 3-Point Goals: 5-17, .294 (Dukes 2-9, Coleman 1-1, Stewart 1-1, Jackson 1-2, Johnson 0-4). Team Rebounds: 5. Blocked Shots: 6 (Smith 4, Jackson, Coleman). Turnovers: 12 (Johnson 4, Coleman 3, Jackson, Mack, Bryant, Dukes, Smith). Steals: 5 (Johnson 2, Jackson, Dukes, Smith). Technical Fouls: Coleman, Bench.
N.C. Central|28|47—75
Bethune-Cookman|32|34—66


Bethune-Cookman (W) 55, NCCU 32
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The N.C. Central women’s basketball team fought back in the second half Monday night but could not overcome the deficit in a 55-32 loss to Bethune-Cookman at Moore Gymnasium.
Terrenisha Hollis led Bethune-Cookman (7-8, 2-1 MEAC) with 16 points, while Chasity Rene Taylor chipped in 15.
Tenika Neely paced NCCU women (0-16, 0-3) with nine points.

Bethune-Cookman 55, NCCU 32
N.C. CENTRAL — T. Neely 4-9 0-0 9, A. Neely 3-10 0-0 6, Hoyle 2-4 2-4 6, Dixon 2-6 0-0 4, Gary 1-3 2-2 4, Blount 1-4 0-1 2, Perry 0-7 1-3 1. Totals 13-43 5-10 32.
BETHUNE-COOKMAN — Hollis 6-11 4-4 16, Taylor 5-7 1-2 15, Crawford 3-4 2-2 8, Devane 3-3 0-0 6, Hairston 2-4 0-2 4, Houston 1-3 0-0 3, Colyer 1-7 0-0 2, Evans 0-4 1-3 1, Neal 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Redmon 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-46 8-13 55.
NCCU|12|20—32
Beth.-Cook.|34|21—55
3-point goals—NCCU 1-6 (T. Neely 1-1; Hoyle 0-1; Perry 0-4), Bethune-Cookman 5-10 (Taylor 4-5; Houston 1-3; Colyer 0-1; Hollis 0-1). Rebounds—NCCU 28 (Blount 6), Bethune-Cookman 33 (Hollis 10). Assists—NCCU 5 (A. Neely 3), Bethune-Cookman 14 (Hollis 4). Fouls—NCCU 13, Bethune-Cookman 16. A—658