DELAND, Fla. -- Willie Green scored 24 points as Stetson defeated South Carolina-Upstate 77-73 on Saturday.
A putback by Stetson's Brian Pegg with 41 seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime after Torrey Craig missed a 3-pointer for Upstate (9-10, 2-4 Atlantic Sun).Green put the Hatters (5-14, 3-4) on top with the first basket of the overtime. Hunter Miller and Green added a free throw apiece and Aaron Graham two more to leave the Hatters ahead 76-70 with 1:13 left. Greene got the Spartans' only points of the extra period with a 3-pointer but a free throw by Pegg with 8 seconds sealed the outcome.Pegg finished with 13 rebounds along with 10 points. Kentwan Smith added 12 points.Greene led the Spartans with 20 points with Craig scoring 17 and Karim Mawuenyega a career-high 11.The game was tight throughout with 18 lead changes and 12 ties.