CLINTON, S.C. -- Khalid Mutakabbir scored a game-high 25 points to lead Presbyterian past The Citadel 68-65 Saturday night.
Eric Washington converted all four shots from the field, and made 3 of 4 from the foul line to finish with 11 points for Presbyterian (8-21).
Down 66-63, Marshall Harris III connected on two free throws to cut Citadel's deficit to one, 66-65 with 12 seconds to play.
After Austin Anderson converted two free throws to push the lead back to three, 68-65, with nine seconds to go, Harris III turned the ball over on Citadel's last possession to seal Presbyterian's victory.
The Bulldogs (7-20) trailed the entire second half, but never fell behind by double digits.
Presbyterian scored 14 points off of 19 Citadel turnovers.
The Blue Hose outscored the Bulldogs 36-30 inside, and led in bench points 15-7.
Mike Groselle led the Bulldogs with 15 points and nine rebounds.
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.