JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Keith McDougald tallied 23 points to help Jacksonville rally, then hold off East Tennessee State 83-80 Thursday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference game.
Jacksonville (11-10, 6-2), which shot 53.7 percent (29 of 54), trailed 39-28 with 3:13 left in the first half but used a 19-7 run to take its first lead of the game, 47-46. The Dolphins' run spanned both halves and ended when Fritsch's layup gave them a 65-52 advantage with 11:46 left to play.
Hunter Harris' free throws tied the game at 78-all with 1:07 remaining, but ETSU (5-15, 2-5) converted just one field goal the rest of the way. Jacksonville hit a jumper and three free throws down the stretch.
Lester Wilson had 19 for ETSU.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.