Bethune-Cookman upset one of the top SWAC teams, Alabama A&M, in a back-and-forth 55-46 thriller on Monday evening. It was a thrilling game that saw 10 lead changes.
Chanel Wilson scored 20 points to lead the way for Bethune-Cookman. Despite Wilson’s performance, the team collectively struggled shooting the ball. They shot 32% from the field while scoring just 0.78 points per possession. They did however maximize their opportunities, turning the ball over just 10 times (13% of possessions).
Toni Grace recorded 10 points and five rebounds, and Amiah Simmons added another eight points to lead Alabama A&M. As a team, the Bulldogs struggled to get things going offensively, scoring just 0.63 points per possession on 30% shooting from the field. It was a tough day from three-point range. The team’s shooters combined to go just 2-of-14 from deep.
Both teams face their next test on February 4. Bethune-Cookman gets Prairie View A&M fresh off recent win of its own, while Alabama A&M faces Southern at home. The Wildcats will hope their success follows them on the road. On the other side, the Bulldogs will be thankful to return home.
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