Pope leads Bethune-Cookman past Florida A&M 72-70 in OT
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Cletrell Pope had 20 points and 16 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman edged Florida A&M 72-70 in overtime on Thursday night.
Rod Melton Jr. and Brendon Myles hit consecutive 3-pointers to give the Rattlers a 70-67 lead with 2:05 remaining, but the Wildcats closed on a 5-0 surge. Pope scored four of the Wildcats' nine points in overtime.
Malik Maitland had 10 points and six assists for Bethune-Cookman (16-14, 10-6 Mid-Eastern Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Wali Parks added 10 points.MORE
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