DELAND, Fla. -- Willie Green scored 15 points and Stetson erased a 3-point halftime deficit to beat East Tennessee State 64-58 on Thursday.
The teams were tied at 24 with 2:46 left in the first half, but East Tennessee made three straight buckets and took a three-point advantage to the lockers.
They were tied again at 56 with 2:17 left in the game, but Green made a pair of free throws and hit a jumper, while East Tennessee managed just a pair of free throws by Riley in the last two minutes of the game.
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.