Williams leads SE Missouri over Western Illinois
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP)—Calvin Williams scored 25 points and had five blocks, both career highs, to lead Southeast Missouri to a 64-63 win over Western Illinois on Sunday.
Williams scored 14 of the final 16 points for Southeast Missouri (3-8, 0-2 Ohio Valley). Kenard Moore had 13 for the Redhawks, while Jaycen Herring added 11 points.
Western Illinois (4-7, 1-0 Summit League) was led by Josh Rivers’ 17 points. David Nurse scored 12 and David DuBois 11 for the Leathernecks.
The Redhawks snapped a five-game losing streak.
The game stayed close in the second half, with both teams taking the lead at times. They were tied 62-62 with 1:40 left.
Western Illinois’ Quenton Kirby had a chance to tie the game again with 48 seconds to go, but he missed the first of two free throws to keep it 64-63 and Southeast Missouri held on to win.
- Williams leads SE Missouri over Western Illinois
- Sudden recruiting surge could propel UNLV back to relevance next season
- Joel Berry abruptly withdraws from the draft, returns to North Carolina
- Five biggest losers now that the NBA draft's early entry deadline has passed
- Five biggest winners now that the NBA draft's early-entry deadline has passed
- Did Memphis really lose a recruit to Division II Ouachita Baptist?
- Gonzaga won't slip too far next season even without Nigel Williams-Goss
- NCAA returns events to North Carolina after state repeals elements of HB2
- With Bennie Boatwright back, USC has all the ingredients for a special season
- Why it's OK that there are 182 early-entry candidates for this year's NBA draft
- Kansas fills hole at point guard by adding Cal transfer Charlie Moore
- Facing his toughest rebuild yet, can John Calipari keep Kentucky in title mix?
- Hamidou Diallo declares for draft before playing his first game for Kentucky
- Shareef O'Neal, the heralded son of Shaquille O'Neal, commits to Arizona
- Grayson Allen bypasses the NBA draft to return to Duke for his senior year
- Prized Rice transfer Marcus Evans follows his former coach to VCU