Whatley leads BCC to 63-54 win over Md-Eastern Shore

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP)—Dominique Whatley scored 15 points and John Holmes added 13 as Bethune-Cookman University defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore, 63-54, in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball Monday.

Bethune-Cookman, which had lost five of its previous six games, improved to 3-4 in MEAC play and 8-12 for the season. Maryland Eastern Shores as lost 10 straight and fell to 0-6 in conference action and 2-19 overall.

Ed Tyson paced the Hawks with a game-high 24 points. Teammate Marc Davis added 13 points.

Holmes hit a free throw to put the Wildcats ahead for good, 45-43, with 9:52 to play. Holmes also a game-high 18 rebounds.

Bethune-Cookman took a 27-25 lead into halftime.

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Ed Tyson Ed Tyson
9-20,  24 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists
John Holmes John Holmes
5-12,  13 Pts
18 Rebs, 3 Assists

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