Game Notes: Howard at Bethune-Cookman
Howard University Men's Basketball Fact Sheet No. 29
Howard University (Bison) vs. Bethune-Cookman University (Wildcats)
Daytona Beach Ocean Center
Daytona Beach, FL
Monday, February 22, 2010
THE GAME: This is a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference match-up between the Bison of Howard University and the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman University. The Bison (7-21 Overall, 6-7 MEAC) are coming off a 67-72 overtime loss at Florida A&M University on Saturday. The Wildcats (14-13 Overall, 6-7 MEAC) are trying to recover from a 44-71 loss to Hampton University at home this past Saturday. Howard defeated BC-U, 67-64 on January 25 in Washington, DC. This is the 61st meeting between the two schools and the Bison hold a commanding 43-17 advantage in the series.
THE COACHES: Howard is coached by Gil Jackson (Elizabethtown, '69), who is in his fifth season and has a 37-112 career record to date. Bethune-Cookman is coached by Clifford Reed Jr. (Bethune-Cookman '91), who is in his seventh season at B-CU and has an overall record of 101-151.
HOWARD UNIVERSITY PROBABLE STARTERS
205 5.8 ppg,
Forward 21 Dadrian Collins Fr. 6-5 190 8.6 ppg, 1.9 rpg
Center 54 Paul Kirkpatrick Sr. 6-9 220 5.5 ppg 4.6 rpg
Guard 0 Curtis White Sr. 6-4 195 8.3 ppg, 2.5 rpg
Guard 12 Yannick Braimbridge Sr. 6-2 210 1.0 ppg, 1.5 rpg
BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY PROBABLE STARTERS
Forward 32 Alexander
205 10.0 ppg,
Center 33 Tyrel Adams Sr. 6-9 250 1.7 ppg, 1.2 rpg
Guard 1 Jarrell Thomas Sr. 6-3 180 4.5 ppg, 1.5 rpg
Guard 3 C.J. Reed So. 6-3 175 16.1 ppg, 3.9 rpg
Guard 21 Kevin Dukes Fr. 5-9 155 5.1 ppg, 1.2 rpg
NEXT UP: The Bison will return home for a game against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday, February 27 at 4 pm. It will be Senior Day for six members of the team who will be paying in their last home in a Howard uniform. Ceremonies will take place in the pre-game. The Wildcats will travel to Orangeburg, South Carolina to take on the Bulldogs of South Carolina State Saturday February 27th at 4 pm.