DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Shawntrez Davis had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Bethune-Cookman rallied to beat South Carolina State 86-80 on Wednesday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener.
South Carolina State (4-12) took its last lead, 71-69 with five minutes left. Jeffrey Altidort scored five points, Malik Maitland hit a 3-pointer and Davis a jumper during a 10-2 surge and Bethune-Cookman (6-9) led 79-73 with 2:29 to play. James Richardson's jumper pulled the Bulldogs to 79-75, but they didn't get closer.
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|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|