BOSTON -- Andrey Semenov scored all nine of his points in the second half with two consecutive three-point possessions in the final minutes to lead James Madison over Northeastern 49-46 on Wednesday night.
The score was tied at 41 when Semenov converted a three-point play with 4:17 left. David Walker answered with a three-point play to pull Northeastern even again at 44, but Semenov hit a 3-pointer with 3:15 to give JMU the lead for good at 47-44.
NU had two missed 3-pointers by Demetrius Pollard in the final minute.
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.