Defense shines as Marist tops Bethune-Cookman 68-45

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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP)Samkelo Cele had 18 points as Marist romped past Bethune-Cookman 68-45 on Wednesday night.

Jao Ituka added 13 points for the Red Foxes, who held the Wildcats to 21.3% shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a Marist opponent. Matt Herasme had 10 points and six rebounds for Marist (6-5). Victor Enoh added nine rebounds.

Bethune-Cookman totaled 18 points in the first half, a season low for the team. Damani McEntire had eight rebounds for the Wildcats (2-9). Joe French added eight rebounds.

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