NCAAB Game Recap - Bethune-Cookman at North Carolina Central
Mon Mar 2, 2020 7:44 PM EST

TxTch
68
Baylor
71
F(OT)
NCSU
69
Duke
88
F
MD-ES
60
How
62
F
BethC
68
NCC
71
F(OT)
Norf
79
DelSt
73
F
NCAT
76
SCSt
65
F
MsVl
61
Gram
81
F
AlaAM
62
PVAM
73
F
AlSt
73
TXSo
78
F
ArkPB
56
JackSt
76
F
IdaSt
78
Web
70
F

Mar 2, 2020, 7:44 PM EST

Final (OT)

1

2

OT

T

Bethune-Cookman (15-14)

31

28

9

68

North Carolina Central (16-13)

29

30

12

71

NC Central beats Bethune-Cookman 71-68 in OT
Mon Mar 2, 2020 10:49 PM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) C.J. Keyser scored 15 points, including a go-ahead layup with 1:23 left in overtime, and North Carolina Central beat Bethune-Cookman 71-68 on Monday night to remain undefeated at home.

Keyser's layup put the Eagles up 66-64 and they led 69-66 after he made two free throws and a jumper. The Wildcats closed to 70-68 with 19 seconds left on Isaiah Bailey's layup before Jordan Perkins iced it for NC Central with a free throw.

Jibiri Blount had nine rebounds and four assists and scored 19 points for the Eagles (16-13, 12-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), including a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left tied it at 59 at the end of regulation.

Deven Palmer grabbed 11 rebounds and Ty Graves scored 11 points for the NC Central, which entered the game tied for first in the conference with North Carolina A&T.

Malik Maitland scored 17 points and Bailey and Cletrell Pope added 13 apiece for the fifth-place Wildcats (15-14, 9-6).

The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Wildcats for the season. NC Central defeated Bethune-Cookman 86-59 on Jan. 18. NC Central finishes out the regular season against NC A&T at home on Thursday. Bethune-Cookman finishes out the regular season against Florida A&M at home on Thursday.

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Leaders

Bethune-Cookman PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. Maitland 17 0 3 5 3 0
C. Pope 13 0 0 9 1 1
North Carolina Central PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
N. Fennell 0 0 2 0 1 0
J. Blount 19 0 4 9 1 0

Team Comparison

BethC NCC
Points For 68 71
Field Goals 25/64-39% 27/59-46%
Three Pointers 8/24-33% 5/28-18%
Free Throws 10/16-62% 12/26-46%
Offensive Rebounds 10 9
Defensive Rebounds 28 32
Rebounds 41 44
Blocks 3 0
Steals 7 7
Turnovers 13 11
Personal Fouls 22 18
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - NCC Leads Series 2-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Sat Jan 18 NCC 86 @ BethC 59 E. Clayborne 1 H. Smith 2
Mon Mar 2 BethC 68 @ NCC 71 L. Redd 2 J. Whatley 1

Game Information

Stadium: McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, Durham, North Carolina
Attendance: 1,338
Game Time: