EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Lafayette Dorsey scored 18 points and Pacific held on down the stretch to post a 74-65 victory over SIU-Edwardsville in a season opener Tuesday night.
Pacific lead by as many as 23 points in the first half and held a 40-21 advantage at the break, but the Cougars battled back to cut the deficit to four points with less than two minutes to play.
The Tigers opened the game on a roll, jumping to a 16-0 lead before SIU-Edwardsville freshman Cameron Williams hit the team's first field goal with 14:33 left in the half.
David McFarland scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half to spark the Cougars' comeback, converting a four-point play early in the half and then knocking down three treys.
Drake Bulldogs reach MVC men's basketball semifinals after game vs. Northern Iowa Panthers canceled
The MVC quarterfinal between Drake and Northern Iowa was canceled for COVID-related reasons Friday, allowing the Bulldogs, currently on the NCAA tournament bubble, to advance straight to the semifinals.
ULM's Marco Morency throws up horribly wild shot
ULM's Marco Morency tries to beat the shot clock and throws up a wild, double-clutch 3-pointer that clanks off the top of the backboard.
St. Peter’s edges Quinnipiac 66-64, splits season series
— KC Ndefo posted 15 points, seven rebounds and three blocks as St. Peter’s defeated Quinnipiac 66-64 on Friday in a regular-season finale.
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