FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Lamar Wright buried his lone jumper of the night with five seconds left and the bucket served as the game winner as SIU-Edwardsville beat Fairleigh Dickinson 79-78 on Friday night.
Jo’el Emanuel fouled Wright on the shot, he proceeded to miss the free throw and Demetre Roberts missed a 3-point attempt for the Knights as time expired.
Damarco Minor scored 22 points on 10-for-18 shooting for the Cougars (2-2).
Demetre Roberts led the Knights (2-2) with 22 points on 9-for-17 shooting, Ansley Almonor scored 15 and Sebastien Lamaute 12.
Both teams next play Saturday. SIU-Edwardsville takes on VMI and Fairleigh Dickinson visits Longwood.