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.
Judge denies MSU request to dismiss Title IX suit
A federal judge on Wednesday denied Michigan State's request to dismiss a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former female student, thus allowing the suit to proceed.
Osabuohien, dismissed by Hogs, surfaces at WVU
Forward Gabe Osabuohien, who was dismissed from Arkansas for undisclosed reasons last week, has transferred to play for coach Bob Huggins at West Virginia.
The Get Up crew wishes Sister Jean happy 100th
Loyola-Chicago chaplain Sister Jean is honored with a Lego likeness on her 100th birthday, prompting Jalen Rose to call out Michigan to honor Mary Belle Hicks, who recently turned 102.
|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|