WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Zeke Upshaw scored 27 points, including seven 3-pointers, to lift Hofstra to a 69-64 win over North Carolina-Wilmington on Wednesday night.
The Pride (6-11, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) held on to a narrow lead throughout the second half and needed a 5-0 spurt that included an Upshaw trey with about five minutes left to hold off the Seahawks for the win.
UNC-Wilmington (6-13, 0-4) kept the game close and twice tied it up in the second half, once at 46 on a Luke Hager 3-pointer with 11:51 to go and then again at 53 on an Addison Spruill jumper three minutes later.
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.