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Savannah State tops Bethune-Cookman 43-40
SAVANNAH ST 43, BETHUNE COOKMAN 40
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Preston Blackman made two free throws with
2 seconds left to help ensure Savannah State a 43-40 victory
over Bethune-Cookman in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action
Savannah State (10-9, 4-1) led 21-12 at halftime, but Adrien
Coleman's layup put Bethune-Cookman ahead 29-28 with 11:09 left.
The Tigers' Arnold Louis took back the lead, 37-36, with a layup
with 4:57 left, and then snapped a 37-37 tie with a layup with
Coleman responded with a free throw, then Louis made two foul
Coleman's layup pulled the Wildcats within 41-40 with 26 seconds
left, but then Blackman hit his free throws for the final,
Kevin Dukes missed a 3-point try for Bethune-Cookman at the
Louis led the Tigers with 13 points with 11 rebounds. Savannah
State shot 37.5 percent (15 of 40) with 1-of-9 3-point shooting.
Coleman paced the Wildcats (7-13, 2-3) with 16 points.
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