Western Illinois 60, Southeastern Louisiana 57
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Jamie Batish nailed a 3-point jumper with 5 seconds remaining to give Western Illinois a 60-57 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night.
Western Illinois (1-2) was trailing 53-49 with 4:01 left when Garret Covington took control, scoring 8 of the last 11 points to give the Leathernecks their first lead since the 10:51 mark, when they were ahead 39-38.
Covington, who finished with 29 points, slipped in for two layups and made four free throws to set up Batish's game-winning jump shot.
Covington was 4 of 9 from beyond the arc, making 7 of 15 field goal attempts.
The Lions had a 25-21 lead at the half and held a 53-45 advantage with 6:15 remaining in the game.
Zay Jackson led Southeastern Louisiana (0-3) with 17 points. Joshua Filmore and DeVonte Upson added 10 each.
Omaha 97, Marquette 89
MILWAUKEE (AP) - MILWAUKEE -- Devin Patterson had 26 points with eight assists, CJ Carter scored 25 points and Omaha defeated Marquette 97-89 on Saturday.
Mike Rostampour added 11 points with 11 rebounds for the Mavericks (2-1), who shot 57.1 percent from the field and had five players in double figures. Tre'Shawn Thurman chipped in 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting and Rylan Murry scored 10.
Juan Anderson finished with 23 points, Derrick Wilson added 17 and Duane Wilson 15 for the Golden Eagles (1-2).
Omaha broke away from a second-half tie with a 17-4 surge sparked by a 3-pointer and five free throws from Patterson to make it 83-70 with 4:05 left. The Mavericks sank 10 of 12 free throws in the final two minutes to ice it, finishing 26 of 30 from the line overall.
Thurman grabbed seven rebounds and Carter had six, leading to a 40-24 advantage in rebounding for Omaha.
IUPUI 71, Ball State 69 (OT)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - P.J. Boutte stole the ball with 31 seconds remaining and then hit a wild runner as time expired in overtime to lift IUPUI over Ball State 71-69 on Saturday.
Boutte, who missed a potential game-winner late in regulation, tied it twice in overtime with a jumper and two free throws that made it 69-69. IUPUI ran a double-team, full-court trap and Boutte stole the ball from Jeremie Tyler.
Marcellus Barksdale drained the clock down and threw an errant pass out to Boutte, who saved it from going past the half-court line, cut through two defenders and sank a one-handed floater at the buzzer.
Boutte finished with 16 points, Aaron Brennan added 14 and Mason Archie II had 13 for IUPUI (2-2). Archie converted a three-point play to tie it in regulation.
Sean Sellers led Ball State (1-2) with 22 points and Matt Kamieniecki had 11 with 15 rebounds.
North Dakota State 74, Hampton 66
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — AJ Jacobson scored 19 points, Paul Miller added 17, and North Dakota State rallied to beat Hampton 74-66 on Saturday night.
Jacobson and Miller each scored 12 points in the second half and the Bison overcame a 42-35 halftime deficit to lead by as many as 12.
Lawrence Alexander scored 15, Chris Kading 12, and the Bison (2-2 Summit) were outshot 47.3 percent to 45 percent from the field.
Quinton Chievous led Hampton (1-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic) with 15 points, Dwight Meikle had 13, and Brian Darden 11.
The lead traded hands nine times before Hampton's Darden tied it at 30 with a 3-pointer at 4:53. Chievous hit five-straight points and the Pirates led by nine with 27 seconds to play.
The Bison opened with a 10-2 run in the second half, led 54-52 on a 3-pointer by Alexander and pulled away by 12 on a trey by Miller at 5:23.
Wofford 72, South Dakota 68
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Karl Cochran scored 31 points, including eight 3-pointers, and had five assists Saturday, and Wofford held off a second-half surge by South Dakota to win 72-68 at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Justin Gordon added 12 points for the Terriers (3-1). Adam Thoseby paced South Dakota (0-4) with 18 points.
South Dakota led 17-16 after a 3-pointer by Thoseby, but Wofford ripped off a 10-3 run capped by a 3 from Karl Cochran, who later hit three 3-pointers in a row for a 40-27 halftime lead.
Wofford opened the second half with an 8-0 run but went scoreless for more than 5 minutes while South Dakota clawed back, pulling to 70-66 on three free throws by Thoseby with 19 seconds to play. Thoseby hit a layup to pull within three points, but Eric Garcia iced the game with a free throw with 1 second to play.