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Bethune-Cookman Falls 71-68 Against North Carolina Central - Game Recap

North Carolina Central got 19 points from Jibri Blount en route to a 71-68 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Monday at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.

C.J. Keyser had 15 points for North Carolina Central and Ty Graves chipped in with 11 points. Jibri Blount had 4 assists for them, while Deven Palmer was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Bethune-Cookman got a 17-point performance from Malik Maitland, who was supported by 13 points from Isaiah Bailey. Leon Redd had 6 assists in a losing cause for Bethune-Cookman, while Cletrell Pope grabbed 9 rebounds.

North Carolina Central was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored North Carolina Central as they grabbed 38 boards, while Bethune-Cookman only had 35

North Carolina Central heads into a battle against North Carolina A&T. Bethune-Cookman, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida A&M.