Bethune-Cookman gave Mississippi Valley State University their eighth consecutive loss in a 70-55 contest at Moore Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats got off to a good start, going into halftime with a 32-22 lead. They then continued to outscore the Devilettes 38-33 in the second half to come away with the victory.
Chanel Wilson scored 19 points to lead the way for Bethune-Cookman. As a team, the Wildcats shot 36% from the field, 18% from behind the arc, and 80% from the free throw line. They secured the win despite only scoring 0.9 points per possession on 45% true shooting.
MVSU was led by Zaria Harleaux, who recorded 15 points and eight boards against Bethune-Cookman. As a team, the Devilettes struggled to get things going offensively, scoring just 0.68 points per possession on 30% shooting from the field. Those numbers include 14-of-45 on two-pointers, 4-of-15 on three-pointers, and 15-of-22 on free throws.
These teams will have little time to prep for their next test, as each plays next on Jan. 16. Bethune-Cookman hosts Arkansas-Pine Bluff, while Mississippi Valley State University hits the road to meet Florida A&M. The Wildcats will look to keep their momentum rolling and earn another win. On the other side, the Devilettes will try to turn things around.
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