ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Abdoulaye scored 22 points as High Point beat Illinois State 74-72 on Tuesday night.

Thiam shot 7 for 14 (4 for 7 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5 from the free-throw line for the Panthers (3-2). Trae Benham added 12 points while going 4 of 8 (3 for 7 from 3-point range), and they also had 10 rebounds. Duke Miles had 11 points and shot 5 for 8, including 1 for 3 from beyond the arc.

The Redbirds (3-2) were led in scoring by Darius Burford, who finished with 17 points. Johnny Kinziger added 14 points for Illinois State. In addition, Malachi Poindexter finished with 12 points.


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