South Dakota State 68, Utah State 65 (OT)
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Deondre Parks knocked down a jumper and a 3-pointer back-to-back in overtime to lift South Dakota State to a 68-65 win at Utah State in the World Vision Classic Saturday night.
Zach Horstman knocked down a 3 with 5:45 left in the second half to give South Dakota State a 61-46 lead, but the Jackrabbits did not score again in the half and Utah State scrambled back to tie the game at 61-61 on Darius Perkins' jumper. South Dakota State was 0 for 6 in that final stretch in regulation, including a missed tip-in by Jake Bittle with a second left.
Parks finished with 17 points and Cody Larson added 16 to lead the Jackrabbits (9-3), who shot 37.3 percent from the field (25 of 67).
David Collette had 19 points to lead Utah State (6-5), with Jalen Moore adding 14. The Aggies shot 38.2 percent (21 of 55).
IUPUI 71, South Alabama 65 (OT)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mason Archie II scored five of his 12 points in overtime to secure IUPUI's 71-65 victory over South Alabama in the Gotham Classic on Saturday to snap a six-game losing skid.
IUPUI never trailed and held a 52-40 advantage with 8:02 left in regulation. Taishaun Johnson drove for a layup and Ken Williams followed with a three-point play to start a 19-5 run and South Alabama took its first lead 59-57 with 2:49 remaining. IUPUI's DavRon Williams, who finished with 13 points, hit a jumper with 2:29 left to tie the score at 59. Neither team could get another bucket in regulation.
IUPUI jumped out to a 65-59 lead in overtime and held on for the win.
IUPUI (3-8) made 22 of 32 free throw attempts to 9 of 12 for South Alabama.
Williams had 23 points and Johnson added 18 for South Alabama (2-7).
Memphis 78, Oral Roberts 63
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Nichols scored 15 points, had a career-best eight blocked shots and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Memphis to a 78-63 victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday.
Memphis had 15 blocked shots to tie a single-game record.
Pookie Powell, who had seven assists, added 14 points while Trahson Burrell contributed 12 and Avery Woodson chipped in 10 for Memphis (6-4).
The Tigers held a 35-28 halftime advantage and were up 54-44 midway through the second half when Darian Harris nailed a 3-pointer and Korey Billbury had two straight layups to cut the lead to 56-51 with 8:33 left. The Memphis defense then shut down the Golden Eagles, allowing only a free throw, while scoring 13 to lead 69-52 with 2:41 left.
Billbury finished with 21 points while Albert Owens and Obi Emegano had 10 apiece for ORU (4-6).
Valparaiso 75, Fort Wayne 72
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Alec Peters scored 23 second-half points — including Valparaiso's final five — and the Crusaders came from behind to beat IPFW 75-72 Saturday night.
Isaiah McCray made back-to-back 3-pointers to close out the first half and put IPFW up 42-33. Valparaiso rallied back in the second, scoring 13 points in the first 3:30 to lead 46-45. The Mastodons quickly regained the lead but Valparaiso continued to threaten, breaking a tie to go up by six points after Peters' 3 with 2:24 left to play.
The Crusaders (11-2) did not score another field goal, however, and McCray's three-point play put IPFW within one point with 56 seconds to go. Peters sank both of his free throws with 10 seconds left, and IPFW missed its final 3-point attempt.
McCray led the Mastodons (6-4) with 17 points, and all of IPFW's starters finished in double figures.