HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Jesse Sanders became the first player in NCAA Division I history with a triple-double in each of his four seasons and Liberty defeated High Point 84-78 on Saturday night.
Sanders had 14 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, and surpassed three players who had achieved the statistical feat in each of three years. Shaquille O'Neal, Adonal Foyle and Shawn James each did it.
Liberty (7-14, 2-7 Big South Conference) shot 52.2 percent from the field (24 of 46), and led the entire way.
High Point (7-13, 3-7) made it 57-55 with 7:43 remaining before Liberty scored eight straight to pull away.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.