Williams, Cole combine for 43 points, Howard gets 1st win
WASHINGTON (AP) Charles Williams and R.J. Cole combined for 43 points as Howard rolled over Division II Central Pennsylvania 81-64 to get the Bison their first win of the season on Thursday night.
Williams totaled 23 points and Cole added 20 with a career-high nine assists. Kyle Foster had a career-best 18 points for Howard (1-7), which was playing its first home game.
The Bison hit 10 of 30 from beyond the arc to finish hitting 46 percent (30-65) from the floor while limiting Central Pennsylvania to 22-of-53 (41.5 percent) shooting.
Howard held a slim 38-36 lead at the break. The Bison scored 16 unanswered points to take control 64-45 midway in the second half. The Knights made a run late, closing on a 9-2 run for the final score.
Joel Zola led Central Pennsylvania with 22 points. Daylin Davis added 11 and Noah Baylor chipped in 10.