Cole scored 23 in the second half for the Bison (2-10), going 10 of 10 from the foul line, six in the final minute.
Charles Vines had 21 points for the Shockers (3-7) with Elijah Maynard adding 13. The pair combined for 21 points in the first half when Washington Adventist took a 38-36 lead, outscoring Howard by six at the foul line.
A 7-0 run early in the second half, capped by Williams' 3-point play, put Howard up for good, 46-41. Cole and Williams scored back-to-back, Cole's a 3-pointer, pushing the lead to 15 with 8:22 left.
Washington Adventist cut it down to four with at the 1:41 mark but Cole made a layup and followed a turnover with the first of his closing free throws.
Nwora swipes Barrett for the fast-break dunk
Louisville's Jordan Nwora runs up to steal the ball from Duke's RJ Barrett and dunks it at the other end.
Starks and Chandler help lift Aggies over Georgia 73-56
TJ Starks had 19 points and Jay Jay Chandler added 18 to help the Texas A&M Aggies roll to their second straight win, 73-56, over the struggling Georgia Bulldogs on Tuesday night.
BC sends Pitt to 21st straight road loss, 66-57
Ky Bowman scored 14 points, with eight rebounds and seven assists, and Boston College overcame the loss of injuries to three of its starters to beat Pittsburgh 66-57 on Tuesday night, sending the Panthers to their 21st straight road loss.
|North Carolina A&T||8-2||1||13-11|
|North Carolina Central||7-4||2.5||12-13|
|South Carolina State||4-6||5||6-20|