LOS ANGELES -- Brandon Perry scored a season-high 22 points on 7-of-8 shooting, and CS Northridge cruised to a 93-63 victory Tuesday night over NAIA opponent San Diego Christian.
Stephan Hicks added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Trevone Williams had 13 points for the Matadors (8-3), who led 51-32 at halftime and kept stretching their advantage in the second half. The final score was Northridge's largest lead.
Northridge, which came in ranked 11th in the nation in free-throw percentage (78.8 percent), was just 22 of 33 from the line Tuesday but shot 53 percent from the floor and outrebounded the Hawks 49-32. The Matadors scored 27 points off 19 Hawks turnovers.
CS Northridge beat San Diego Christian 95-68 last season in the only other meeting between the schools.
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.