NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- In his first game back after missing eight games, Kyle Vinales scored 20 points and had seven assists as Central Connecticut State beat Fairleigh Dickinson 91-86 in overtime on Saturday.
Central Connecticut only made 5 of 9 free throws in the extra session, giving FDU a chance but the Knights only made 2 of 8 shots and had a pair of turnovers.
Vinales' layup with 1:35 to play was the basket that forced overtime. The Blue Devils trailed by 12 with less than 6 minutes to go but Vinales, in his first conference game, had five points in a 12-0 run that tied the game at 77 with 3:05 left.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.