SE Missouri St. fends off feisty D-III member Webster 66-54
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Eric Reed Jr. scored 26 points and Manny Patterson scored 14 with nine rebounds and Southeast Missouri State needed the second half to create safe space in a 76-64 win against Division III-level Webster on Saturday.
Reed's 3-pointer with 5:13 left gave the Redhawks their first double-digit lead at 66-54. Nygal Russell scored 11 points and DQ Nicholas 10 off the bench for Southeast Missouri State.
Southeast Missouri State (4-4) never led by more than seven (23-16) in the first half and led the Gorloks 34-31 at intermission.
Wynne Brown Jr. scored 26 points for Webster, Mark Moore added 12 and Karl Moore Jr. grabbed 12 rebounds.
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Updated December 4, 2021