CHICAGO -- Chris Flores scored 16 points and went 4 for 4 from 3-point range as NJIT defeated Chicago State 63-58 on Saturday night.
Pippen's 3-pointer gave Chicago State a 53-48 cushion with 6:18 remaining, but it was the Cougars' last points for almost five minutes. Meanwhile, Flores had six points and Howard four during a 12-0 run by NJIT.
Chicago State missed 2 of its last 12 shots.
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.