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Southeast Missouri handles Norfolk State 75-54

 NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Sam Pearson scored 21 points and Cameron Butler had a double-double to propel Southeast Missouri to a 75-54 victory over Norfolk State on Sunday on the final day of the Basketball Travelers Classic.

Butler scored 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Redhawks (2-5), and Marland Smith contributed 13 points.

Michael Deloach led the Spartans (1-5) with 19 points. Rob Hampton scored 13 points, and Kyle O'Quinn grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds.

Southeast Missouri outshot Norfolk State 50.0 percent to 38.5 percent, and the Spartans were just 4 of 19 (21.2 percent) from 3-point range.

The Redhawks, who went 1-2 in the round-robin event, ended a 3-game losing streak. The Spartans were winless in the tournament.

Jajuan Maxwell's layup gave SEMO a 19-18 lead midway through the first half, and the Redhawks were never headed.

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