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MEAC Tournament - Bethune-Cookman Defeats Norfolk State 70-68 - Recap

Adrien Coleman scored 24 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Bethune-Cookman over Norfolk State, 70-68, on Wednesday at Norfolk Scope Arena.

Bethune-Cookman was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as an underdog.

Kevin Dukes had 11 points for Bethune-Cookman and Paul Scotland chipped in with 11 points. Kevin Dukes had 2 assists for them, while Adrien Coleman was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

Norfolk State got 19 points from Pendarvis Williams in a losing cause and another 15 points from Kris Brown. Pendarvis Williams contributed 5 assists for them, while Rashid Gaston had 9 rebounds.

Bethune-Cookman hit the break trailing 33-23 before taking care of business in the second half.

Bethune-Cookman had a 47-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.