Stetson 65, Bethune-Cookman 60

On a night when the two teams combined for 48 turnovers and 46

personal fouls, Stetson rallied for an unsightly 65-60 victory over

Bethune-Cookman Friday night in Casey Alexander’s debut as the

Hatters’ coach.

Stetson had 19 turnovers by halftime, 29 by game’s end. Despite

hitting just 4 of 19 shots from 3-point range, Bethune-Cookman held

a 54-50 lead with 3:35 left. That’s when Stetson went on a decisive

8-0 run. It began with a 3-pointer by Joel Narburgs and was capped

by a three-point play by Chris Perez.

Still, the victory was not secure until Aaron Graham’s 3-point

basket put the Hatters up by four with 1:18 to play. Graham

finished with a double-double, 12 points and 10 rebounds. Perez and

Adam Pegg added 14 points apiece.

For Bethune-Cookman, Anthony Breeze also had a double-double,

finishing with 18 points and 15 rebounds.