NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Stephen Hicks scored 23 points, leading six Matadors in double-figures as Cal State Northridge overpowered Vanguard 120-69 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.
Hicks added 11 rebounds for a double-double performance. He was 9 of 12 from the field, scoring 13 of his points in the first half.
The Matadors led 58-37 at halftime and shot 67 percent from the field for the game.
Vanguard shot 37 percent from the field for the game.
Vanguard (6-5) plays in the NAIA.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.