CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Tyler Stone scored 27 points and Southeast Missouri earned its first Ohio Valley Conference win with a 102-94 triumph over Tennessee State on Saturday night.
Southeast Missouri (9-8, 1-3) shot 65 percent from the field and led by as many as 20 before Tennessee State (2-16, 1-3) went on a late run. The Tigers came within 98-94 on two made free throws from Jacquan Nobles with 33 seconds remaining. With Tennessee State in a full-court press, a long inbound pass over the defense to Josh Langford was good for a layup to extend the lead to 100-94 and the Redhawks held on.
Patrick Miller and Nobles combined to score 60 points for the Tigers. Both posted career-highs, with Miller scoring 37 and Nobles 23.
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.
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