HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Tyler White knocked down a 3-point shot with 30 seconds remaining as Northern Kentucky held off Navy 72-65 on Saturday.
Worth Smith hit a 3 with 1:08 to play to pull Navy (5-5) within 66-65 but after a timeout White responded for the Norse (4-7). After a Smith miss, Northern Kentucky secured the game at the foul line, starting with a pair of free throws from Todd Johnson at 17 seconds to make it 71-65.
Venturini and Knorr combined for Navy's first 18 points as the Midshipmen took a 29-23 lead at the half. Knorr had his 13 points at 6:45, making it 23-14 but the Norse blanked him from there.
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.