Bethune-Cookman vs. Norfolk State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Bethune-Cookman vs. Norfolk State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Bethune-Cookman 61
(12-17, 3-13 away)
Norfolk State 62
(19-10, 9-1 home)
Venue: Joseph G. Echols Hall
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Bethune-Cookman 22 39 61
Norfolk State 27 35 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Bethune-Cookman P Scotland 16 J Bryant 9 R Johnson 3
Norfolk State P Williams 14 R Gaston 11 J Fuentes 3

Bethune-Cookman faced off with Norfolk State on Saturday, Mar. 2 and lost a nail-biter to the Spartans 62-61 in conference play. The Wildcats were led by Alex Smith, who put up eight points and nine rebounds. Paul Scotland had a game-high 16 points and added four rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl). Rashid Gaston registered a double-double for the Spartans with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Next up for Bethune-Cookman (12-17, 7-7 MEAC) is Hampton (13-15, 10-4 MEAC) on Monday, Mar. 4 on the road.

Bethune-Cookman Game Notes

  • The last time B-CU started the season 12-17 was 2001.
  • The Wildcats have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Bethune-Cookman is 31-34 in close games.
  • The Wildcats have lost 89 percent of the time this season (1-8) after having a three-point percentage of 25.0 percent or worse.
  • Bethune-Cookman has lost 88 percent of the time this season (1-7) after recording 10 or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition records 41 or more rebounds this season, Bethune-Cookman has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 16 or more free throws made this season, Bethune-Cookman has lost 79 percent of the time (3-11).
  • The Wildcats have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (Paul Scotland and Adrien Coleman) accounted for 45.9 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (25) than the starters (20).
  • Paul Scotland has led the team in scoring in four out of 29 games this season.
  • Alex Smith has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 29 games this season.
  • Kevin Dukes has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Ricky Johnson.
  • Adrien Coleman has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Jarvoris Bryant.

Norfolk State Game Notes

  • The Spartans won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Norfolk State is 33-26 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Pendarvis Williams and Malcom Hawkins) accounted for 43.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rashid Gaston and Brandon Goode) accounted for 41.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Pendarvis Williams has led the team in scoring 14 times in 29 games this season.
  • Rashid Gaston has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 29 games this season.
  • Rashid Gaston recorded the third double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Rashid Gaston recorded a double-double. It was the second of his career.
  • Pendarvis Williams has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Pendarvis Williams set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
B-CU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAlex Smith23891121
APaul Scotland261643304
B+Adrien Coleman271281302
BKevin Dukes401250102
B-Jarvoris Bryant26791204
C+Ricky Johnson28233000
CMarc Mack17230010
CMalik Jackson8031102
-Allan Dempster3000000
NSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BRashid Gaston2710110101
BJamel Fuentes271053403
BBrandon Goode21760042
BP. Williams251431101
CMalcom Hawkins321320103
CMarese Phelps14411001
C-Kris Brown25241202
C-Rob Johnson16221001
-K. Lila-St. Rose8020000
-Riley Maye3000001

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