WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — C.J. Reed scored 14 points as Bethune-Cookman defeated Winston-Salem 66-45 on Monday night.
Alexander Starling added 13 points for the Wildcats (16-14), who have won two of their past three games.
Bethune-Cookman led 28-24 at halftime, but opened the second half with a quick 6-0 run to take a 34-24 lead.
The lead then jumped to 14 after a layup from Albert Abrahams capped a separate 6-0 run and made the score 46-32 with 11:07 to play, and the Wildcats would lead by double digits for the remainder of the contest.
The Wildcats shot 50 percent from the field in the second half (15-for-30).
Lamar Monger scored nine points to lead Winston-Salem (11-17). The Rams have lost two games in a row and five of their last seven.
Bethune-Cookman outrebounded Winston-Salem 38-25, and the Wildcats outscored the Rams 38-12 in the paint.