Brandon Rachal sank two free throws with 0.1 seconds remaining and the host Tulsa Golden Hurricane knocked off the fifth-ranked Houston Cougars 65-64 on Tuesday.
Rachal paired a season-high 22 factors with eight rebounds and completed 8 of 8 from the free-throw line as Tulsa (5-3, 2-1 American Athletic Convention) defeated a top-5 group for the primary time since beating No. 5 UCLA on Nov. 20, 1996.
Caleb Mills sank a baseline jumper to offer Houston (7-1, 2-1) the lead with 6.3 seconds left. However Rachal attacked the basket on the following possession and drew a foul on Cougars middle Brison Gresham, who fouled out on the play.
Quentin Grimes led Houston with 19 factors and 7 boards whereas Marcus Sasser chipped in 14 factors and Mills had 11. The Cougars shot simply 4 of 21 on 3-point makes an attempt.
No. 1 Gonzaga 112, Dixie State 67
Corey Kispert scored a game-high 25 factors and Joel Ayayi added 21 factors, 11 rebounds and 6 assists because the Bulldogs cruised previous the Trailblazers in Spokane, Wash.
Gonzaga freshman Oumar Ballo added a season-high 17 factors in 13 minutes off the bench, making all six of his field-goal makes an attempt. The Bulldogs (9-0) wrapped up the nonleague portion of their schedule and are set to start West Coast Convention play Saturday in opposition to visiting San Francisco.
Cameron Gooden scored 20 factors to steer the Trailblazers (4-2), who’re of their first season in NCAA Division I. It was Dixie State’s first recreation in opposition to a ranked D-I opponent.
No. 2 Baylor 93, Central Arkansas 56
MaCio Teague scored 20 factors to steer 5 Baylor gamers in double-figure scoring throughout a win at Waco, Texas.
Jared Butler added 17 factors, all within the first half for Baylor (7-0). Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua had 13 factors (on 6 for six taking pictures) and 11 rebounds for Baylor and Davion Mitchell distributed 12 assists. DeAndre Jones paced Central Arkansas (1-7) with 19 factors.
Baylor led by simply 5 factors 9 minutes into the sport however ripped off a lightning-fast 10-0 run, consuming simply 1:35 of the clock and increasing the result in 30-15, then by no means regarded again.
No. 9 West Virginia 73, Northeastern 51
The Mountaineers’ inside punch of Derek Culver and Oscar Tshiebwe proved an excessive amount of for the Huskies in a nonconference recreation at Morgantown, W.Va.
Culver fired in a game-high 18 factors on 8-of-11 taking pictures whereas Tshiebwe powered to a 12-point, 15-rebound effort for West Virginia (8-2). The Mountaineers overcame poor taking pictures from 3-point vary (2 of 21) by proudly owning the boards and enjoying their typical rugged protection.
The Huskies (1-5) had been paced by Quirin Emanga with 13 factors whereas Tyson Walker managed 10 factors, seven below his common. Walker was hassled into 5 of Northeastern’s 19 turnovers. The Mountaineers transformed these errors into 22 factors.
No. 10 Iowa 87, No. 19 Northwestern 72
The Hawkeyes returned to the win column once they defeated the Wildcats in Iowa Metropolis.
Jordan Bohannon led the Hawkeyes (8-2, 2-1 Huge Ten) with 24 factors on 7-for-11 taking pictures and added 5 assists and 5 rebounds. CJ Fredrick had 19 factors and Luka Garza adopted with 18 for Iowa, which was coming off a 102-95 time beyond regulation loss at Minnesota on Friday.
Junior Pete Nance scored a career-high 21 factors for Northwestern (6-2, 3-1).
No. 13 Texas Tech 79, Incarnate Phrase 51
Kevin McCullar returned to motion and led the Crimson Raiders to a lopsided 79-51 victory in opposition to Incarnate Phrase in Lubbock, Texas.
Out for the primary 9 video games with an ankle harm, the third-year sophomore completed with 11 factors in 12 minutes as Texas Tech (8-2) prevailed in its closing tune-up earlier than resuming the Huge 12 Convention season.
Marcus Santos-Silva additionally scored 11 factors for Texas Tech whereas Kyler Edwards confirmed indicators of thawing out of a latest droop with 10 factors. Keaston Willis topped Incarnate Phrase with 13 factors. The Cardinals (1-4) had been enjoying for the primary time since Dec. 5 after a COVID-19-prompted pause.
No. 14 Rutgers 81, Purdue 76
Junior Montez Mathis scored a career-high 25 factors because the Scarlet Knights overcame the absence of main scorer Ron Harper Jr. and recorded a victory over the Boilermakers in Piscataway N.J.
Mathis made a career-high 5 3-pointers and didn’t miss from behind the arc for Rutgers (7-1, 3-1 Huge Ten). Geo Baker added a season-high 19 factors, and Jacob Younger contributed 13 factors.
Trevion Williams scored 15 of his 21 factors after halftime for Purdue (7-4, 2-2). Williams made 10 of 12 photographs and in addition grabbed 12 rebounds. Sophomore Isaiah Thompson matched a profession excessive with 17 factors on 7-of-8 taking pictures.
Clemson 77, No. 18 Florida State 67
Nick Honor and Al-Amir Dawes mixed for twenty-four second-half factors because the Tigers knocked off the visiting Seminoles.
Honor, a switch from Fordham, scored 10 factors throughout a key second-half spurt that noticed the Tigers (7-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Convention) draw back from a 54-54 tie to assert their second consecutive victory in opposition to the Seminoles. Clyde Trapp led Clemson with 15 factors. Honor and Dawes, who each had been scoreless within the first half, added 13 and 11, respectively.
Florida State (5-2, 1-1) bought 14 factors from Scottie Barnes and 11 from M.J. Walker.
No. 24 Virginia Tech 80, Miami 78
Keve Aluma scored a game-high 26 factors to assist the Hokies maintain off the Hurricanes for a victory in Blacksburg, Va.
Isaiah Wong scored 13 of his 16 factors within the second half to steer the Hurricanes’ second-half rally, however he missed a 3-pointer from the highest of the important thing with simply over three seconds left that may have given Miami the lead.
The Hokies’ Justyn Mutts, who completed with 15 factors, 9 rebounds and three steals, missed two ensuing free throws on the different finish and Miami’s Nysier Brooks grabbed the rebound. Nevertheless, Brooks misplaced the ball, committing the Hurricanes’ nineteenth turnover of the sport and time expired.
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