SSU Ends @BCUhoops' Win Streak, 50-40
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Malik Jackson scored 12 points as Bethune-Cookman dropped a 50-40 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game to Savannah State Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats (4-20,2-7) saw their two-game winning streak snapped. Savannah State (8-14,6-2) had lost its last two games.
B-CU scored the first eight points of the second half to take a 30-26 lead on two Clemmye Owens free throws with 17:43 left and led 33-28 on a Jackson three-pointer with 14:17 to play.
Savannah State took a 35-33 lead on Alante Fenner's three-pointer. A Tony Kynard fast-break lay-up tied with 11:24 left, but the Tigers scored 11 unanswered points to take control.
Fenner led the Tigers with 18 points.
Kynard had eight for B-CU, while Maurice Taylor contributed six points and five rebounds.
The Wildcats host South Carolina State Monday night.