Game Notes: Howard vs. BCU
Howard University (Bison) vs. Bethune-Cookman University
Monday, January 25, 2010
THE GAME: This is a conference match-up between the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman University and the Bison of Howard University. The Wildcats (12-7 overall, 5-1 in the MEAC) are coming off a 57-52 win over Hampton University on the road on Saturday while the Bison (5-15, 4-2 MEAC) are trying to recover from a 72-65 loss to Florida A&M University at home this past Saturday. This is the 61st meeting between these two schools and the Bison hold a 42-18 advantage.
THE COACHES: B-CU is coached by Cliff Reed, Jr. (Bethune-Cookman, '91), who is in his 8th season and has an overall record of 98-144. Howard is coached by Gil Jackson (Elizabethtown, '69), who is in his 5th season and has a 35-108 career record.
HOWARD PROBABLE STARTERS
Forward 13 Mike
185 7.4 ppg, 5.4
Forward 21 Dadrian Collins Fr. 6-5 190 8.2 ppg 2.1 rpg
Center 54 Paul Kirkpatrick Sr. 6-9 220 5.9 ppg, 5.2 rpg
Guard 0 Curtis White Sr. 6-4 195 7.3 ppg, 2.6 rpg
Guard 2 Calvin Thompson So. 6-3 170 13.8 ppg, 5.2 rpg
BETHUNE-COOKMAN PROBABLE STARTERS
Forward 32 Alexander
205 10.7 ppg, 7.7
Center 33 Tyrel Adams Sr. 6-9 250 1.8 ppg, 1.2 rpg
Guard 2 Aric Miller Fr. 6-3 185 4.1 ppg, 1.4 rpg
Guard 3 C.J. Reed So. 6-3 175 16.6 ppg, 3.8 rpg
Guard 10 Stanley Elliott So. 6-3 160 6.5 ppg, 2.6 rpg
GAME NOTES: Dadrian Collins has been named the MEAC Rookie of the Week for the second straight week...this is a key game for the Bison who trail B-CU by half a game at 4-2...the loss to FAMU snapped a three-game win streak for the Bison...the game features the top two sophomore guards in the MEAC, B-CU's C.J. Reed and Howard University's Calvin Thompson.
NEXT UP: Howard will travel to Princess Anne, MD to take on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore this Saturday, January 30th. Tip-off is scheduled for 4pm.