Howard men’s basketball team had its most current win-streak come to an end after falling to Bethune Cookman, 73-67, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game at Burr Gymnasium on Feb. 13. The Bison had won two straight games last week, but Bethune-Cookman scored its last 11 points from the free-throw line to put Howard back in the loser’s column. Howard fell to a 7-19 overall, 4-9 MEAC record.

Bethune-Cookman took control of the game early on, leaping out to a 17-6 record.

Wildcats’ Kevin Dukes led all scorers at halftime with 12 points; he would finish with 19 points, while teammates Anthony Breeze and Adrien Coleman followed with 12 points each. Javoris Bryant was the fourth Bethune-Cookman player to score double digits with 11 points. The win advanced Bethune-Cookman’s record to 11-14 overall, 8-3 MEAC.

On the loser’s end, senior guard Glenn Andrews led Howard with 15 points; freshman guard Simuel Frazier scored 14 points and freshman Prince Okoroh added 11 points to the Bison total. Howard fought to keep the score close in the second half and trailed by only four points with 1:15 left in the game. But Bethune-Cookman then went on to score 11 straight free-throw points to maintain the win.

Howard travels to Baltimore, Md. next to face Coppin State on Feb. 18.