Freshman guard Ahmaad Wilson scored a team-high 13 points, and four of his teammates scored at least nine points as the Bowie State Bulldogs easily beat Chowan, 87-64, in the quarterfinals of the Central Interscholastic Athletic Association (CIAA) men’s basketball tournament on Feb. 26 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.  Bowie State advanced on to face Livingstone College in the semifinals Friday night.

The Bulldogs used several early scoring runs to take full command of the lead, and led by 12 points at halftime. Bowie State continued to build on its lead in the second half, leading by more than 20 points throughout the majority of the half.

Junior guard Justin Beck and freshman guard Omari George joined Wilson with double digits in points for Bowie State, scoring 11 points and 10 points, respectively. Senior forward Cameron Knox, junior forward Andre Jackson and junior guard Julian Livingston each scored nine points for the Bulldogs.

“I’m proud of our team,” Bowie State head coach Darrell Brooks said, according to BSU Sports Information. “We rebounded really well, share and shot the ball well; pleased with the win and happy to move on.”