PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – C.J. Reed and Garrius Holloman scored 15 points each as Bethune-Cookman defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 71-64 on Monday to remain unbeaten in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.
The Wildcats (10-8, 5-0) led by 14 points, 47-33, less than 5 minutes into the second half, but the Hawks (4-13, 1-3) didn't fold, coming within a point, 49-48, after a 15-2 run that included two 3-pointers by Dishawn Bradshaw — his only 3-pointers in 10 attempts.
The Hawks trailed by two, 62-60 with 1:53 to play, but a layup by Reed made it 64-60, and Stanley Elliott, Javoris Bryant and Holloman each hit two free throws for Bethune-Cookman down the stretch.
Alexander Starling had 10 points and Holloman grabbed 10 rebounds for Bethune-Cookman, which outshot Maryland-Eastern Shore 57.8 percent (26 of 45) to 41.4 percent (24 of 58).
Tyler Hines had 16 points and Hillary Haley 12 for the Hawks.