- Associated Press - Monday, December 5, 2016

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - J.R. Holder had 18 points, Devin Harris made 5 of 7 from the field and scored 12 with seven rebounds and Jacksonville held off Bethune-Cookman for a 76-66 win on Monday night.

Darius Dawkins hit three 3-pointers and added 14 points, Darien Fernandez scored 13 and Cody Helgeland had 11 points for Jacksonville.

Antwon Clayton’s dunk gave the Dolphins (6-3) a 15-point lead, their biggest, with 14:10 to go. Brandon Tabb’s layup about six minutes later capped a 16-4 run by Bethune-Cookman that made it 59-56 but the Wildcats got no closer. Dawkins made a 3 that made it 68-61 with 3:31 left and Jacksonville made 6-of-6 free throws from there to seal it.

Tabb led Bethune-Cookman (2-7) with 27 points, including six 3-pointers. He has scored 20-plus points in six of the last seven games.

Jacksonville made 21 of 25 from the free-throw line while the Wildcats hit 9 of 17.

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