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Savannah State Downed by Stetson

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - Gabe McMillen scored a career-high 23 points, 18 of them coming on free throws, to lead Stetson to an 88-74 victory over Savannah State Tuesday night. McMillen led the way on a night when Stetson (9-17) made 41 of 47 free throws. Sophomore center Tim Lang connected on all 10 of his foul shots on the way to a career-best 20-point effort.

The Hatters also got 12 points from sophomore guard Kris Thomas and 10 points from sophomore guard Garfield Blair. Savannah State (10-17) junior guard Joseph Flegler led all scorers with 24 points.

Tigers senior forward Joshua Obiajunwa chipped in 13 and sophomore forward Chris Linton added 11 points. It was a back-and-forth game in the first half with six lead changes and six ties before the visiting Tigers took a 34-33 edge into halftime. In the second half, the Hatters used an 18-4 run to take a 63-53 advantage, the first 10-point lead of the game, with 8:39 to play.

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