HOUSTON -- Dre Evans scored 17 points, making all three 3-point attempts, as Southeastern Louisiana came back to take a 60-52 win over Houston Baptist Saturday night.
Houston Baptist (4-16, 1-7 Southland)held a 30-25 halftime advantage and led 43-36 with 11:48 remaining in the game when Southeastern Louisiana (9-10, 4-4) went on a 9-1 run to take its first lead of the second half, 45-44, with 8:35 left. Evans sparked the run with a jump shot, a 3-pointer and a layup. The Huskies closed to 47-46 following two free throws by Reveal Chuckwujekwu with 5:17 remaining.
JaMichael Hawkins, who totaled 15 points, followed with two free throws as the Lions stretched their lead.
The Lions outrebounded HBU 41-33
Chuckwujekwu led HBU with a career-high 12 points while pulling down 8 rebounds. Cody Joyce added 10 points.
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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