Bethune-Cookman finally got the ball in the basket with a 67-53 win
over Savannah State in Moore Gymnasium on Monday.
“We needed to stop the bleeding from our last two losses. We didn’t
shoot well in those games but we did shoot the ball well tonight,”
said B-CU head coach, Vanessa Blair.
Chastity Rene Taylor had a career high 27 points and Amanda Hairston
returned to form with 14 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats.
Terrenisha Hollis also had a career high 12 rebounds with six points,
six assists and four blocks for B-CU.
A three point play by Taylor gave the Wildcats a 44-25 lead with
15:41. It was span of nine straight points scored by Taylor.
Savannah State (7-19, 2-11) fought back to get within 59-50 after a
two free throws by Jerryisha Williams with 1:49 remaining.
Bethune-Cookman (12-13, 7-6) capped a 14-2 run and led 25-13 after a
three by Taylor with 4:29 to play in the first half.
Jasmine Norman led SSU with 21 points and 10 rebounds, Erin Hogue 12
points with nine rebounds and Blessing Uba eight points with six
boards for the Tigers.
Shakeyia Colyer also had 12 points for the Wildcats.
B-CU will play its final three games of the season on the road before
the MEAC Tournament.