Langston 89, Wiley (Texas) College 79

Updated: November 5, 2003, 11:34 PM ET

LANGSTON, Okla. -- Quentin Beaty scored 21 points and Jimmie Mackey added 17 as Langston beat Wiley (Texas) College 89-79 in its season opener Wednesday.

Beaty added 14 rebounds and Mackey had five rebounds and two assists for the Lions (1-0), who led 39-37 at the half.

Sylvester Simple had 24 points and seven rebounds and Derrick Smith added 16 points and four rebounds for Wiley College (0-1), which shot just 38 percent from the field.

Langston shot 45 percent from the field.

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