NEW ORLEANS -- Adrian Coleman scored 20 points and Bethune-Cookman rallied in the second half for a 71-65 win over New Orleans on Friday night.
Trailing 58-46 with 6:18 to go, the Wildcats (1-2) embarked on a 14-0 run that changed the momentum of the game.
The Privateers' drought lasted 3 minutes, 33 seconds.
Coleman scored 11 of his game-high 20 in the second half, and pulled down 10 rebounds in the contest.
The Privateers (1-2) were led by Lovell Cook's 18 points. He was their only double-figure scorer.
The Wildcats also shot 20 of 26 on free throws, while the Privateers were 9 of 14.
Bethune-Cookman got its first victory after losing to St. Bonaventure and Tulane by identical 65-55 scores.
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