CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- — DQ Nicholas had 21 points as Southeast Missouri edged Tennessee State 83-79 in double overtime on Saturday night.
Nicholas hit 17 of 19 from the free-throw line as Southeast Missouri made a Division I program-record 40 of its 51 free throws.
Chris Harris had 17 points for Southeast Missouri (3-6, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which snapped its five-game losing streak. Harris’ 3-point shot at the first overtime buzzer hit the front of the rim.
Nolan Taylor added 14 points and Eric Reed Jr. had 13 for the Redhawks.
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