NICEVILLE, Fla. — Eastern Illinois held Southern’s men’s basketball team without a field goal for the first 11:10 of the game as the Panthers picked up a 54-43 win in the final game of the Emerald Coast Classic on Saturday afternoon.

Trae Anderson scored 16 points and had six rebounds to lead Eastern Illinois (2-5). Dylan Chatman added 11 points.

Southern (1-6) was paced by Jared Sam’s 13 points.

Eastern Illinois went on a 21-0 run start the game until the Jaguars knocked down their first field goal at the 11:10 mark.

No. 19 Michigan 91, Nicholls State 62: In Ann Arbor, Michigan, Caris LeVert scored 19 of his 24 points in the first half, and No. 19 Michigan (5-1) bounced back from its first loss of the season.

The Wolverines (5-1) were without starting point guard Derrick Walton, who was on the sideline with what appeared to be a boot on his left foot. Spike Albrecht was certainly a capable replacement for Walton, finishing with 10 points, seven assists, three steals and no turnovers.

Ricky Doyle added 15 points for Michigan, and Zak Irvin scored 14.

Nicholls State (0-4) was led by Ja’Dante’ Frye, who scored 15 points. T.J. Carpenter added 12.


Tulane 71, Northern Iowa 48: In Hempstead, New York, after suffering its first loss Friday, the Tulane women’s basketball team bounced back on the final day of the Hofstra Thanksgiving Tournament, defeating Northern Iowa 71-48.

Tierra Jones scored 12 points to lead Tulane (5-1). Kolby Morgan had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

“I thought we came out with great energy and focus today,” Tulane coach Lisa Stockton said. “We received a great day from our bench. Rebounding was key as well, for we dominated the boards from start to finish.”

UL-Lafayette 71, Southeastern 60: In Hammond, University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Jaylyn Gordon scored 23 points and the’ Cajuns put together a 9-0 run late in the second half.

Kia Wildridge added 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists for UL-Lafayette (4-0). Keke Veal had 14 points with three steals.

Nanna Pool led Southeastern Louisiana (2-3) with 18 points and 15 rebounds, while Symone Miller added 16 points and Elizabeth Styles scored 10.

No. 25 Mississippi State 85, UNO 45: Victoria Vivians scored 16 points, Morgan William added 10 with six assists for Mississippi State (6-0).

New Orleans (0-3) was led by Mathilde Fogelstrom with 11 points and 10 rebounds.