Scores

Final

Bethune-Cookman 53

(14-15, 8-7 MEAC)

S Carolina St 65

(14-13, 9-6 MEAC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 28, 2009

    S-H-M Memorial Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    COOK 19 3453
    SCST 32 3365

    Top Performers

    Bethune-Cookman: J. Holmes 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    South Carolina St: J. Johnson 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    S. Carolina St. 65, Bethune-Cookman 53

    Associated Press

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Jason Johnson scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help South Carolina State beat Bethune-Cookman 65-53 on Saturday.

    Jessie Burton, Jimmy Williams and Westley Telfare also scored 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs (14-13, 9-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Bulldogs won their eighth game in their last 10 contests. Two of those wins were against the Wildcats.

    C.J. Reed paced the Wildcats (14-15, 8-7) with 19 points, John Holmes added 15 and Alexander Starling grabbed 10 rebounds. The Wildcats had their two-game winning streak snapped.

    The Bulldogs shot 50 percent from the field (24 of 48) in the win compared to just a 38.9 percent mark (21 of 54) for the Wildcats. The Bulldogs hit seven 3-pointers while the Wildcats sank just two.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COOK
    SCST
    Points 53 65
    FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 24-48 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-15 (.133) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 10-18 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 15

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 31, 2009 SCST 59, @COOK 51Recap
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