E. Illinois (2-16, 1-9) held a slight lead over the Tigers at halftime, 35-34, but were outscored by Tennessee St. in the second half, 45-37. The Panthers largest lead was by 7 in the first half while the Tigers held their biggest lead, 14, in the second half.
Jon'Tee Willhite led the Panthers with 19 points and nine rebounds, and Bobby Catchings added 18 points and grabbed six rebounds. Ousmane Cisse also contributed double-digit scoring for E. Illinois, with 12 points and five rebounds.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
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