CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Nino Johnson scored 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri State past McNeese State 64-53 on Thursday night.
Tyler Stone added 18 points for the Redhawks (2-1) and was 8 of 11 from the field. Johnson and Stone combined for 17 of Southeast Missouri State's 27 field goals.
Dontae Cannon scored 10 points to lead the Cowboys (1-2) but was just 2 of 11 from the field. McNeese State shot 36 percent as a team.
The Cowboys led for much of the first half, but a 14-4 run to close out the half gave the Redhawks a 33-24 halftime lead. Southeast Missouri State never trailed in the second half, leading by as many as 21.
Marland Smith scored just three points, but the Redhawks guard's five 3-point attempts moved him ahead of Derek Winans as the school's all-time leader in that category.
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|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|
|Southeast Missouri State||2-14||8||5-24|