Coppin St. 66, Bethune Cookman 58

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BALTIMORE (AP)—Tywain McKee scored a game-high 20 points, and Coppin State defeated Bethune Cookman 66-58 Wednesday night.

McKee also grabbed four rebounds for Coppin (3-11, MEAC 1-1). Antwan Harrison and Talmadge Bell each contributed 12 points.

Bethune-Cookman opened the second half on a 12-4 run and tied the game at 40-40 on a three-pointer by Jordan Carrier.

Bell hit back-to-back three-point baskets to break a 47-47 deadlock and ignite a 12-0 Coppin State run, giving the Eagles a 59-47 lead with 5:24 to play. After Bell’s baskets, Ethan Kennedy hit a three-pointer and Bell capped the run with his third three-point basket.

Jimmy Hudson scored a team-high 14 points for Bethune Cookman (2-9, 0-2). Ron Mitchell added eight rebounds for the Wildcats.

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J. Hudson J. Hudson
5-16,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Coppin St.
T. McKee T. McKee
5-15,  20 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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