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 70
(14-19, 4-15 away)
Norfolk State 68
(21-11, 11-2 home)
Venue: Norfolk Scope Arena
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, March 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Bethune-Cookman 23 40 70
Norfolk State 33 30 68
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Bethune-Cookman A Coleman 24 A Coleman 13 P Scotland 2
Norfolk State P Williams 19 R Gaston 9 P Williams 5

On Wednesday, Mar. 13, Bethune-Cookman won by a slim margin against Norfolk State 70-68 in overtime. The Wildcats even the season series against Norfolk State at 1-1 with the win. The Wildcats got a double-double out of Adrien Coleman with a game-high 24 points and 13 rebounds. Alex Smith also had a strong outing, scoring five points and adding 12 rebounds. Pendarvis Williams got a team-high 19 points and five assists for the Spartans. Norfolk State (21-11) finished the regular season first in the MEAC with a 16-0 conference record.

Bethune-Cookman Game Notes

  • B-CU beat the spread by seven points. That makes the 2nd time this season the Wildcats have beaten the spread.
  • Bethune-Cookman has played in two overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Wildcats have played in 18 overtime games with a record of 8-10.
  • The Wildcats have won three close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Bethune-Cookman is 32-34 in close games.
  • The Wildcats have won 83 percent of the time this season (10-2) after recording 70 or more total points.
  • This season Bethune-Cookman has won 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Adrien Coleman has 24 points or more and 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Malik Jackson has four field goals made or more.
  • The Wildcats set a season high for turnovers (19).
  • Bethune-Cookman has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past five games.
  • This is the fifth win of the season where the Wildcats came back after being down at halftime.
  • Adrien Coleman recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 21.
  • Adrien Coleman accounted for 34.2 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Adrien Coleman and Alex Smith) accounted for 53.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Adrien Coleman has led the team in scoring 23 times and in rebounding 16 times in 33 games this season.
  • This marks the 16th 20-point game of Adrien Coleman's career.
  • Adrien Coleman has 16 straight double-digit point games.
  • Adrien Coleman recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 10th of his career.
  • Kevin Dukes has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Alex Smith recorded the sixth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Alex Smith had a career high with nine defensive rebounds.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Malik Jackson.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Ricky Johnson.

Norfolk State Game Notes

  • The Spartans 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 Kris Brown) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rashid Gaston and Rob Johnson) accounted for 44.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Pendarvis Williams has led the team in scoring 15 times in 32 games this season.
  • Rashid Gaston has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 32 games this season.
  • Pendarvis Williams has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the sixth foul out of the season for Brandon Goode.
B-CU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Adrien Coleman4524131004
AAlex Smith325122141
BMalik Jackson20861002
BKevin Dukes431132002
BJarvoris Bryant23961011
C+Paul Scotland291122104
C-Marc Mack11220001
D-Ricky Johnson17002003
-Allan Dempster5000000
NSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AP. Williams411945011
AKris Brown321533101
B+Brandon Goode17740030
BRashid Gaston301290013
BRob Johnson401061202
D+Malcom Hawkins33330001
DJamel Fuentes15030103
DMarese Phelps15200001

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