Scores

Final

Savannah State 52

(6-10, 1-8 away)

Bethune-Cookman 49

(2-7, 0-1 MEAC)

3:00 PM ET, December 22, 2006

Moore Gym, Daytona Beach, Florida

1 2 T
SAV 26 2652
COOK 22 2749

Top Performers

Savannah State: J. Flegler 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

Bethune-Cookman: J. Hudson 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

Savannah State 52, Bethune-Cookman 49

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Lazarius Coleman's layup with eight seconds left gave Savannah State the lead for good in a 52-49 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Friday, ending the Tigers' 10-game losing streak.

Joseph Flegler, who led Savannah State (5-10) with 17 points, sealed the win with two free throws with one second to play.

Bethune-Cookman (2-7) trailed 26-22 at halftime but led through much of the second half. Their biggest margin was 44-39 with 6:01 to play after Aaron Nelson's free throw.

Nelson's layup gave Bethune-Cookman a 49-47 lead with 2:23 left. Flegler hit one free throw to bring Savannah State within a point with 2:01 to play. Neither team scored again until Coleman's game-winning layup.

Jimmy Hudson led Bethune-Cookman with 16 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAV
COOK
Points 52 49
FG Made-Attempted 15-44 (.341) 15-47 (.319)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 4-12 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 17-20 (.850) 15-26 (.577)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 4

2006-07 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Dec 22, 2006 SAV 52, @COOK 49Recap
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