DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Isaiah Bailey turned in a career high 24 points, six boards, seven assists and four steals to help power Bethune-Cookman to an 87-67 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.
The Wildcats shot 53 percent from the field in the first half to take a 41-29 lead at the break. Maryland-Eastern Shore closed in a rush, hitting 11 of its first 12 shots in the second half to cut its deficit to 56-54 with 11:05 left.
Bailey then sparked an 11-0 Bethune-Cookman run with six points of his own and the Wildcats pulled way down the stretch.
Bailey finished 11 of 12 from the free throw line for the Wildcats (13-12, 7-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Shawntrez Davis added 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Brandon Tabb added 16 points and five assists and Souofiyane Diakite grabbed 10 caroms.
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