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Bethune-Cookman Beats UMES 71-64

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PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — C.J. Reed and Garrius Holloman scored 15 points each as Bethune-Cookman defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 71-64 on Monday to remain unbeaten in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play. 

The Wildcats (10-8, 5-0) led by 14 points, 47-33, less than 5 minutes into the second half, but the Hawks (4-13, 1-3) didn’t fold, coming within a point, 49-48, after a 15-2 run that included two 3-pointers by Dishawn Bradshaw — his only 3-pointers in 10 attempts. 

The Hawks trailed by two, 62-60 with 1:53 to play, but a layup by Reed made it 64-60, and Stanley Elliott, Javoris Bryant and Holloman each hit two free throws for Bethune-Cookman down the stretch. 

Alexander Starling had 10 points and Holloman grabbed 10 rebounds for Bethune-Cookman, which outshot Maryland-Eastern Shore 57.8 percent (26 of 45) to 41.4 percent (24 of 58). 

Tyler Hines had 16 points and Hillary Haley 12 for the Hawks.   

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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