CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Corey Wilford scored 18 points, including five 3-pointers, and Southeast Missouri coasted to a 94-71 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday night.
It was the second victory for Southeast Missouri (7-6) over New Orleans (3-7) this season.
Southeast Missouri held a slim 42-39 lead at halftime, then went on a 16-9 run to open the second half.
Nino Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Southeast Missouri.
Lucas Nutt had 10 assists for Southeast Missouri.
Leaving early for the NBA is a risky decision. Some players -- Skal Labissiere, Dejounte Murray -- slid in the draft. Some -- Isaiah Taylor, Troy Williams -- weren't drafted at all.
College basketball coaches across the country will hit the recruiting trail hard in July to target the Class of 2017's top prospects. Which players are the nation's top programs targeting?
The Tar Heels could lose Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks after next season. Coach Roy Williams has nearly every top-10 2017 prospect on his board.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|
|Southeast Missouri State||2-14||8||5-24|