FAIRFIELD, Ala. – Tydran Beaty scored 18 points and was one of five Benedict players in double figures as the Tigers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 71-53 victory over Miles College on Saturday afternoon in an SIAC contest.
Beaty also had a team-best nine rebounds for the Tigers, who improved to 5-4 overall and 1-1 in the SIAC.
Benedict broke a 24-24 tie in the first half by scoring the final eight points to take a 32-24 lead at the half, with Beaty scoring on a fast-break layup with one second left.
After Miles cut the lead to 34-29 early in the second half, the Tigers exploded on a 17-1 run to lead 51-30 on a layup by Beaty with 12:35 remaining.
The Tigers, now 5-4 overall and 1-1 in the SIAC, return home to face LeMoyne-Owen on Monday at 7:30 p.m., their first home game since Dec. 5.
Miles (3-7 overall, 0-2 SIAC) was led by Ty Lollar with 10 points.