Scores

Final

SE Missouri St 81

(2-3, 0-3 away)

Longwood 77

(3-4, 2-1 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 28, 2008

    Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

    1 2 T
    SEMO 45 3681
    LONG 36 4177

    Top Performers

    Southeast Missouri State: C. Williams 22 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    Longwood: D. Smith 26 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    SE Missouri 81, Longwood 77

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS -- Calvin Williams scored a career high 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Southeast Missouri State beat Longwood 81-77 Friday in the third round of the Las Vegas invitational tournament.

    Kenard Moore added 18 points for the Redhawks (2-3), who won despite blowing a 12-point lead in the last nine minutes.

    Dana Smith led Longwood (3-4) with a career high 26 points and nine rebounds. Durann Neil added 14 points and Kevin Swecker scored 10 points for the Lancers.

    Trailing 67-55, Longwood went on a 14-2 run to tie it at 69 with 3:33 remaining. Southeast Missouri State scored the next five points to go ahead for good.

    Longwood had a chance to tie in final 30 seconds, but the Redhawks' Bijon Jones forced a jump ball as Ryan Bogan was driving to the hoop.

    Jaycen Harning and Johnny Hill each had 11 points apiece for Southeast Missouri State. The Redhawks led 45-36 at intermission and never trailed in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SEMO
    LONG
    Points 81 77
    FG Made-Attempted 29-58 (.500) 31-78 (.397)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 5-25 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-26 (.731) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 7

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