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.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|
|Southeast Missouri State||2-14||8||5-24|