Bell lifts Jacksonville past Bethune-Cookman 82-60

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — David Bell scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season as Jacksonville romped past Bethune-Cookman 82-60 on Saturday night.

Destin Barnes had 19 points and eight rebounds for Jacksonville (5-6), which outrebounded the Wildcats 54-31. DeAnthony McCallum added 13 points and 10 rebounds and Aamahne Santos had 11 points.

Jacksonville opened with a 22-2 run and scored a season-high 49 points in the first half.

Jordan Preaster had 15 points for the Wildcats (5-5). Isaiah Bailey added 15 points and Malik Maitland had 12.

Jacksonville plays Middle Georgia State at home next Saturday. Bethune-Cookman takes on California Baptist on the road next Saturday.

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