Men's Basketball Gameday: Howard
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Bethune-Cookman looks to snap a two-game losing skid as it begins a three-game home stand with a President's Day meeting with Howard.
The Wildcats have had a week off since last Monday's 81-75 setback to North Carolina Central while the Bison are completing their Florida swing after taking a 46-45 buzzer beater loss Saturday at Florida A&M.
THE CONFERENCE RACE:
Current Standing: 8th (4-6)
Games Behind 1st: 6.5 behind Norfolk State (11-0)
Games Behind 3rd: 4.5 behind Savannah State (9-2)
Games Behind 5th: 1.5 behind Morgan State and North Carolina A&T (6-5)
NOTE: The top three teams earn a first-round bye.
If the MEAC tournament were tomorrow: B-CU would face Florida A&M in the opening round for a chance to meet Norfolk State in the quarterfinals.
B-CU- HOWARD FAST FACTS:
Series: Howard Leads 39-23
Last Year: B-CU won 73-67
Streak: B-CU has won last three
Last Here: B-CU won 52-44 2/22/10
ANOTHER DUKES RECORDS: The moment Kevin Dukes steps on the floor during Monday's game will give the senior the B-CU career record for appearances with 128, eclipsing the old mark of 127 set by Stanley Elliott. Dukes also owns B-CU career three-point record and became the school's 26th 1,000 point scorer last month.
BRIEFLY: Adrien Coleman has scored double figures the past eight games and 23 of the 25 games this season... He's led the team in scoring 18 times and rebounding 12.
NEXT UP: South Carolina State Saturday.