SE Missouri State scores late, beats SIU-Edwardsville, 75-71

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Quatarrius Wilson scored on a layup and Alex Caldwell hit four straight free throws in the final minute as Southeast Missouri State held off Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 75-71 on Saturday night.

Skyler Hogan had 17 points and Caldwell added another 15 for Southeast Missouri (7-20, 3-11 Ohio Valley Conference). Wilson added 13 points and nine rebounds. Sage Tolbert had seven rebounds.

Zeke Moore had 16 points for the Cougars (7-20, 4-10). Shamar Wright added 12 points. Mike Adewunmi had 10 points and six rebounds.

The Redhawks evened the season series against the Cougars with the win. SIU-Edwardsville defeated Southeast Missouri 84-65 on Jan. 23. Southeast Missouri plays Jacksonville State on the road on Thursday. SIU-Edwardsville takes on Austin Peay at home on Thursday.