Miami 73, Bethune-Cookman 55
James Dews scored 12 points as Miami overcame an early
Bethune-Cookman threat and defeated the Wildcats 73-55 on Wednesday
Dews, Garrius Adams and Malcolm Grant each hit 3-pointers during
a 13-2 spurt, which helped Miami build a 33-21 lead late in the
first half. Grant’s conversion behind the arc with 3:30 remaining
capped the run.
Adams, Dews and Grant also hit 3-pointers in the first 7:59 of
the second half, helping the Hurricanes (13-1) increase their lead
The Wildcats (7-6) stayed within striking distance of the
Hurricanes most of the first half. Jarrell Thomas’ 3-pointer with
7:24 left cut Miami’s lead to 20-19.
Reed led Bethune-Cookman with 19 points.
Unbeaten in its first 13 non-Atlantic Coast Conference games
this season, Miami will play at Pepperdine on Sunday before
resuming league play against Wake Forest on Jan. 9.