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Johnson lifts Wildcats past Rattlers in overtime BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ricky Johnson’s basket with one second remaining lifted Bethune-Cookman past Florida A&M 67-65 in overtime at Moore Gymnasium last week. “We ran that play the last game. I saw an opening and was able to get the ball in the hoop. Coach has […]

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Fans, students and alumni packed the Georgia Dome in Atlanta last Saturday to witness performances by eight of the nation’s top marching bands from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) at the one-of-a-kind “House Party,” known as the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. The Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats bowling team young, talented, nationally ranked BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University is gaining national attention in a sport that’s isn’t football, basketball, baseball or softball. The Lady Wildcats (38-30) bowling team is ranked 19th in the National Ten Pen Coaches’ Association poll. They entered the season ranked No. 17. “It is a […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats fall to Savannah State on national TV BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a Black College basketball showdown televised live on ESPNU, Bethune-Cookman fell short to Savannah State 43-40 on Monday. “We should have won the game. We missed free throws and had too many turnovers,” said Gravelle Craig, B-CU’s head coach. Savannah State […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Lady Wildcats get big conference wins BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman picked up two big MEAC wins over North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central this past week. A stifling second-half defense helped the Lady Wildcats beat North Carolina A&T on Jan. 12 for the first time in seven years. “It was a great […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats now shift focus to conference play BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Wildcats wrapped up the non-conference part of their basketball schedule with hard-fought losses to Florida International University (FIU) on Monday and Louisiana State University two days earlier. A final three-point attempt by B-CU fell short in a 74-72 loss to FIU. “You […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Lady Wildcats looking for their identity BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman had too many mishaps in a 63-54 loss to the College of the Holy Cross at Moore Gymnasium on Sunday. The Lady Wildcats were doomed by a lack of offensive execution. They shot only 36 percent from the field and converted only 10-for-22 […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Youngstown State too much for Wildcat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Cold shooting, missed free throws and not rebounding doomed Bethune-Cookman University last week in a 67-51 loss to Youngstown State University. Youngstown State (7-5) dominated the boards. The Penguins outrebounded the Wildcats 50-32 including holding a 31-11 advantage in the category at halftime. “We […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats rip Florida Christian College 102-51 BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman took care of business by thumping Division II opponent Florida Christian College 102-51 at Moore Gymnasium on Monday. The Kissimmee-based school made the Division II Elite Eight last season but was no match for the Wildcats. B-CU (5-8) scored 100 points for the […]

The gift of graduation

The gift of graduation

More than 130 receive degrees during December commencement Dr. Edison Jackson participated in his first Bethune-Cookman University graduation on Dec. 8 during the school’s first fall graduation in 20 years. Jackson oversaw the graduation of more than 130 students. The interim president said he decided to bring back fall commencement at the request of the […]