GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Cortez Seales scored 19 points on 8-for-12 shooting and had a career-best five steals as North Dakota slipped past Milwaukee 83-72 Sunday, halting a four-game skid.
Aanen Moody added 18 points, Kienan Walter 14 and Conner Avants 12 for the Fighting Hawks (5-5), who trailed by two at halftime but took over with 13-3 run after the break. Seales scored six of his points and had two steals during the go-ahead rally that left North Dakota ahead for keeps, 53-48.
North Dakota shot 54 percent from the field, 27 of 50, trailed 40-38 at halftime and held Milwaukee to 31 percent shooting (10 of 32) in the second half to pull away.
The Fighting Hawks converted 18 of 21 free throws after halftime, 23 of 31 for the game.
ACC, Big East, Pac-12 place four each in Way-Too-Early Top 25
Three leagues make up roughly half of our updated Top 25 representation, including the resurgent Pac-12.
Ex-Zona assistant said he paid HS coach $40K
Emanuel "Book" Richardson told undercover FBI agents that he paid $40,000 to a high school coach to ensure that Rawle Alkins was academically eligible to play Arizona, according to a transcript of a meeting obtained by ESPN.
Parham gets waiver to play now at Georgia Tech
Guard Bubba Parham has received a waiver to play at Georgia Tech right away after transferring from VMI.