Jamaal Calvin scored 15 points, including Southeast Missouri’s final six, to help the Redhawks beat Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 58-51 in a cold-shooting matchup Thursday night.
Trey Kellum added 14 points and Antonius Cleveland 10 for the Redhawks (5-16, 2-6 Ohio Valley), who were 16-of-56 shooting for 29 percent.
Burak Eslik had 16 points and Keenan Simmons 10 for the Cougars (4-17, 1-8), who shot 16 of 49 for 33 percent.
The Cougars led 22-20 at halftime. SEMO didn’t lead until Kellum made two free throws with 3:15 left.
LU-Belleville 95, St. Louis Pharmacy 50
With 11 players scoring a minimum three points, the Lindenwood University-Belleville men’s basketball team dominated from start-to-finish against the St. Louis Pharmacy Eutectics on Thursday in St. Louis.
This the fourth time this season the Lynx (10-11; 7-7 AMC), have scored at least 90 points in consecutive games. The team shot 48.6 percent from the floor, 77.6 percent from the line, forced 21 turnovers and owned the glass, having a rebounding advantage of 54-23.
With the victory, the Lynx are now in seventh place in the American Midwest Conference and just one game behind its next opponent, which is the Missouri Baptist University Spartans, who upset No. 25-ranked William Woods on Thursday. Tip-off on Saturday from St. Louis will start at 4 p.m.
LU-Belleville 99, St. Louis Pharmacy 55
The Lindenwood University-Belleville women’s basketball team cruised to its seventh win on the year, as the Lady Lynx defeated St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Thursday in St. Louis.
The Lady Lynx (7-14; 7-8 AMC) shot 52.5 percent from the floor and 41.4 percent from beyond-the-arc in the outing.
LU-Belleville will now look for its second win in a row and a series sweep at Missouri Baptist University on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off starts at 2 p.m.