North Carolina Central 77, Bethune-Cookman 54 / Final

Sat, February 8, 2014 4:00 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: Mid-Eastern  
Location: McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium • Durham, NC  
Wildcats (54)
Eagles (77)
Score by Half: Bethune-Cookman 22-32 - 54   North Carolina Central 35-42 - 77  
Team Rebounds: Bethune-Cookman 2, North Carolina Central 3
Officials: Bill Covington, Mel Chettum, Bryan Smoot
Attendance: 2,420
Top Performances
1Emanuel Chapman (NCC) 14 pts (5/9 fg), 2/3 3fg, 5 reb, 11 ast, 2 stl
2Karamo Jawara (NCC) 11 pts (3/5 fg), 5 reb, 2 stl
3Malik Jackson (BETH) 14 pts (5/10 fg), 2/5 3fg, 5 reb, 2 blk
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before BETH 868 (#305), NCC 1272 (#287)  After BETH 865 (#305), NCC 1275 (#287)
ELO Points Transfer: 3
AP Game Recap

DURHAM, N.C. -- Reggie Groves scored 15 points and North Carolina Central trampled Bethune-Cookman 77-54 on Saturday, expanding their win streak to nine games while staying atop the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

Emanuel Chapman scored 14 points with 11 assists and Karamo Jawara and Jay Copeland recorded 11 points apiece for the Eagles.

North Carolina Central (17-5, 8-1) broke out to a 17-5 lead on the heels of a trio of 3-pointers made by Groves over a 90-second span midway through the first period. The Eagles upped that gap to 13 and led Bethune-Cookman 35-22 at the break.

The Eagles edged further from Bethune-Cookman (5-21, 3-8) throughout the second period, and finished shooting a blistering 62 percent from the field, including 9 of 14 (64 percent) from 3-point range, leading to the 23-point win.

Malik Jackson led Wildcat scorers with 14 points.

News Articles
Ties: 1   Biggest Lead: NCC +23   Run: NCC 15-2 (1-14:42 to 1-10:34)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: North Carolina Central, 2-0 Previous 3 Seasons: North Carolina Central, 12-6 Since 2011: North Carolina Central, 12-6

More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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