JU guard Ben Smith had a chance to tie it with 19 seconds left, but missed two free throws. Stetson’s Tim Lang hit one of two from the line to give the Dolphins one more chance, but Jesse Kimbrough’s three-pointer bounced off the rim and landed in the hands of McMillen, setting up his decisive free throws.
The Hatters (11-17, 6-10) won their third straight game, making it the longest winning streak of the year for Stetson.
JU jumped out to a 13-4 lead five minutes into the game. Stetson pulled within one at the 8:36 mark before
McMillen led the second-half charge for Stetson, scoring 14 of his 21 points after the break. His three-pointer with 11:20 left tied the score at 44 and started a 13-4 run that put the Hatters on top 57-48 with 5:39 to go.
Eric Diaz was the only other Hatter in double figures. He scored 11 points as the Stetson bench out-scored JU’s 31-12. Kimbrough led the Dolphins with 13 and Smith added 11.
With the 21-point effort, McMillen moved past the 700-point plateau for his career. His four assists Sunday gave him 240 while at Stetson and his four steals put his career total at 144, which ranks sixth in school history. The point guard from