The Wildcats (14-12, 8-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) scored 12 straight to jump to a 39-17 lead and led by as many as 24 on their way to a 55-31 halftime advantage. Bethune-Cookman led by no less than 18 in the second half and had its largest lead at 89-60 shortly after the seven-minute mark.
Raasean Davis had a career-high 26 points to go with 11 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season for the Eagles (12-13, 6-5). Pablo Rivas added 21 points and 10 boards for his fifth double-double of the season and Jordan Perkins tied his career highs with 17 points and 10 assists.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.
Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|