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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 […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Basketball team looking for consistency BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Wildcats clawed their way to a 85-72 win over the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) opponent Webber International at Moore Gymnasium on Saturday. Adrien Coleman scored 18 points with 15 rebounds and 10 assists to get the first recorded triple double in history […]

Wildcats survive Warriors

Wildcats survive Warriors

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It wasn’t pretty but Bethune-Cookman clawed out a 85-72 win over NAIA opponent Webber International today. Adrien Coleman posted 18 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists to get the first  recorded triple double in school history for B-CU. Alex Smith also had a career night for the Wildcats with 24 […]