DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Isaiah Bailey turned in a career high 24 points, six boards, seven assists and four steals to help power Bethune-Cookman to an 87-67 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.
The Wildcats shot 53 percent from the field in the first half to take a 41-29 lead at the break. Maryland-Eastern Shore closed in a rush, hitting 11 of its first 12 shots in the second half to cut its deficit to 56-54 with 11:05 left.
Bailey then sparked an 11-0 Bethune-Cookman run with six points of his own and the Wildcats pulled way down the stretch.
Bailey finished 11 of 12 from the free throw line for the Wildcats (13-12, 7-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Shawntrez Davis added 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Brandon Tabb added 16 points and five assists and Souofiyane Diakite grabbed 10 caroms.
Purchase hits 5 3s, scores 23; Hawaii beats UC Riverside
Jack Purchase scored 23 points and hit five of Hawaii's 13 3-pointers and the Rainbow Warriors never trailed in their 87-64 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night.
Leonard lifts UC Irvine past UC Santa Barbara 83-70
Evan Leonard had a season-high 23 points as UC Irvine stretched its win streak to eight games, beating UC Santa Barbara 83-70 on Saturday night.
Fitts leads Saint Mary's (Cal) past Pepperdine 72-65
Malik Fitts had 25 points as Saint Mary's won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Pepperdine 72-65 on Saturday night. Jordan Ford added 20 points for the Gaels.
|North Carolina A&T||9-2||1||14-11|
|North Carolina Central||7-5||3.5||12-14|
|South Carolina State||4-7||6||6-21|