DOVER, Del. -- Brandon Tabb sank five 3-pointers and had 26 points to help lead Bethune-Cookman to an 85-78 win over Delaware State on Saturday.
Isaiah Bailey added 23 points, going 14 for 15 from the free-throw line, Shawntrez Davis had 12 points and nine rebounds and Malik Maitland had 10 points for Bethune-Cookman (11-9, 5-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Wildcats were 24 for 49 from the field and 28 of 34 from the line to match their best conference start in program history.
Leading 42-29 at the break, Bethune-Cookman had to scramble in the second half as Delaware State opened with a 19-5 run, getting a pair of free throws from Joseph Lewis to edge into its only lead, 48-47, with 13:29 to play.
Isaiah Bailey then drained a 3-pointer at the end to spark a 14-2 run and Bethune-Cookman never trailed again.
Daniels' zig costs Zags first staffer since 2013
Assistant coach Donny Daniels is leaving Gonzaga after nine seasons, the first change on the basketball coaching staff since 2013.
Kentucky adds Bucknell grad transfer Sestina
Forward Nate Sestina, who averaged 15.8 points and 8.5 rebounds in his first season as a starter at Bucknell, signed with Kentucky as a graduate transfer for next season.
NC State adds Lehigh's Andree as grad transfer
Lehigh's Pat Andree, who averaged 12.7 points and 6.0 rebounds while shooting 42 percent from 3-point range over the past two seasons, is headed to NC State as a graduate transfer for next season.
|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|