CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Phillip Russell had a career-high 24 points as Southeast Missouri edged past Evansville 75-73 on Wednesday night.
Shamar Givance missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer after Russell missed the front end of a one-and-one with five seconds to play.
DQ Nicholas had 17 points for Southeast Missouri (5-4). Chris Harris added 12 points. Nygal Russell had 7 points and 15 rebounds.
Noah Frederking had 15 points for the Purple Aces (4-8). Givance added 15 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Jawaun Newton had 15 points.