Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman Athletics
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Chanel Wilson scored 24 points in Bethune-Cookman’s 82-73 loss at Florida Friday evening.
The Wildcats (0-3) led three times in the third quarter, the last on a D’Shantae Edwards free throw that made it 44-43 with 5:39 remaining.
A Wilson lay-up gave B-CU, which trailed 20-9 after the first quarter, its first lead with 7:12 remaining at 38-37. Edwards made it 40-39 a minute later.
Florida (3-1) regained the lead, but never led by more than ten points until the game’s final minute.
Wilson was 5-10 from three-point range.
Edwards finished with 14 points on 6-10 shooting.
O’Mariyah Tucker had nine points and a team-high six rebounds.
Nina Rickards led Florida with 23 points.
B-CU hosts Georgia Southern Tuesday.