Julius Brown's three-pointer from the corner with 0.7 seconds left completed a big second-half comeback and Toledo beat Northern Kentucky 57-55 at Highland Heights on Saturday.
With 4.6 second left, J.D. Weatherspoon was fouled and made 1 of 2 from the line. The miss went out of bounds off Northern Kentucky, giving Toledo the ball with 3.2 seconds left for Brown's heroics.
Weatherspoon finished with 18 points. Brown, who averages 16.2 points, had eight on 3-for-13 shooting.
Toledo (8-5) didn't score the first 3:23 of the second half and was down 17, but the Rockets used an 11-0 run midway through the half, then an 8-0 spurt late to get within one with 2:46 left.
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Northern Kentucky (6-9) led 12-3 after five minutes as Toledo was 1-for-10 from the floor early. An 11-0 run by the Norse — including Tayler Persons' three-pointer — gave them a 34-20 lead at the break. Persons ended with 11 points to lead the Norse.
No. 3 Virginia 89 Miami (Fla.) 80 (2OT): The Cavaliers squandered a 19-point first-half lead and then came from behind in both extra periods.
"We knew the game was never over and we had to play to zero, and we did a good job of that," said Justin Anderson, who had 16 points for Virginia.
The Cavaliers never led in the first OT, but Anderson made three free throws and a game-tying three-pointer in the final 20 seconds to force the second extra period.
Anderson gave Virginia its first lead since regulation when he scored with 3:41 to go in the second overtime, and they pulled away from there. Sophomore London Perrantes scored a career-high 26 points for Virginia.
The Cavaliers (13-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) are off to their best start since 1980-81. Miami (10-4, 0-1 ACC) lost for the fourth time in the past six games.
Seton Hall 66, No. 6 Villanova 61 (OT): Freshman Khadeen Carrington hit a go-ahead, spinning layup with 1:38 to play in overtime and the Pirates knocked off their second ranked foe in a week.
Seton Hall (12-2, 2-0 Big East) upset No. 15 St. John's on Wednesday and came back to deny Villanova coach Jay Wright his 300th win with the Wildcats (13-1, 1-10), preventing them from setting a school record for wins to start the season.
South Carolina 64, No. 9 Iowa St. 60: Sindarius Thornwell broke out of a slump in a big way for the Gamecocks.
Thornwell scored five of his 13 points in the final two minutes and came up with a key turnover in the final seconds in South Carolina's victory at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Duane Notice led the Gamecocks (9-3) with 15 points and Tyrone Johnson had 13 to help South Carolina beat a top-10 team for the first time since knocking off Kentucky on Jan. 26, 2010.
The Cyclones (10-2) finished 1-for-18 from behind the arc.
Connecticut 63, Florida 59: Ryan Boatright scored 14 points, Rodney Purvis hit three three-pointers in the second half and defending national champion Connecticut won at Florida.
The Huskies (7-5) overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Gators (7-6) for the third time in the last 13 months.
This one was billed as a Final Four rematch, but both teams limped into the game. UConn had lost five of its previous eight, and Florida had dropped every significant game on its non-conference schedule.
Mississippi 92, Austin Peay 63: Mississippi Coach Andy Kennedy is a realist and his postgame press conference proved it.
"This is a good win for a lot of reasons," Kennedy said. "But, I'm looking ahead to the conference season beginning Tuesday and it's No. 1 Kentucky. I'm excited about that."
Ole Miss (9-4) provided its best home court performance of the non-conference schedule, led by Jarvis Summers with 18 points.
Ole Miss shot a season-best 55 percent (34--for-62) from the field, including 11-for-21 from three-point range.
"We knocked down shots tonight and that's something we're going to have to do to compete in Lexington."
No. 2 Duke 85, Boston College 62: Freshman Jahlil Okafor scored a career-high 28 points for host Duke.
Quinn Cook added 15 points to help the Blue Devils (13-0, 1-0) win their Atlantic Coast Conference opener.
Butler 73, No. 15 St. John's 69: Kellen Dunham scored a season-high 28 points, including a pivotal three-pointer with just more than two minutes left that helped the Bulldogs hold off the short-handed Red Storm.
D'Angelo Harrison matched his season high with 31 points for St. John's (11-3, 0-2 Big East), which played its first game since second-leading scorer Rysheed Jordan left the team to deal with "personal and family matters" back home.
Butler (11-4, 1-1) won one day after the interim tag was lifted from coach Chris Holtmann's title. Holtmann is a Nicholasville native.
No. 17 West Virginia 78, TCU 67: The Mountaineers' all-around aggressiveness helped them shake off a pesky and previously-unbeaten Horned Frogs team.
Eastern Kentucky 63, South Carolina State 52: Denzel Richardson scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds for the Colonels (8-5).
Eric Stutz added another 18 points for EKU. Corey Walden had 11 points and Isaac McGlone had nine. Timmy Knipp (Elliott County) had four points, five rebounds and two blocks.
Murray State 66, Morehead State 57: Jeffery Moss scored 23 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead the Racers (11-4, 1-0 OVC).
Jarvis Williams and Cameron Payne added 12 points apiece for Murray. The team hit 51.2 percent of its shots from the field.
Brent Arrington finished with 15 points for the Eagles (5-11, 0-1). Angelo Warner and Karam Mashour had 11 apiece and Billy Reader chipped in seven points and 10 rebounds.
William and Mary 75, College of Charleston 45: Former Montgomery County star Omar Prewitt scored 18 points to lead William and Mary to a dominating victory at home in Williamsburg, Va., to open Colonial Athletic Association play. Prewitt also had three assists and hit both of his three-point attempts.
Georgia State 82, Arkansas-Little Rock 69: Former Kentucky point guard Ryan Harrow had 22 points and Kevin Ware (U of L) had a career-high 21 on his 22nd birthday for Georgia State (9-4) in Atlanta.
Wofford 68, Samford 65: Karl Cochran scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds as Wofford held on in the final minutes to beat host Samford. Christen Cunningham (Henry Clay, Cordia) led the Bulldogs with 17 points and three rebounds.
Anderson 87, Transylvania 78: Parker Stansberry (Dixie Heights) led the Pioneers (4-7, 1-3 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference), who have lost two in a row after winning four straight.
Austin Peay 81, Eastern Kentucky 71: The Colonels led 57-45 with 13:21 left, then went nearly seven minutes without a basket to allow the Governors to come-from-behind for a victory in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both schools.
Kristen Stainback (Scott County) scored 26 points on an efficient 9-for-13 shooting for Austin Peay (4-10, 0-1 OVC). Tearra Banks (Hancock County) scored 17 points and had six boards for the Governors.
Michaela Hunter (Rockcastle County) led the Colonels (5-6, 0-1) with 26 points and eight rebounds.
Morehead State 64, Murray State 63: Almesha Jones hit a three-pointer with two seconds left to lift the Eagles at home.
Shay Steele had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Morehead (5-9, 1-0 OVC). Freshman Eriel McKee (Anderson County) added 12 points and eight rebounds.
Transylvania 85, Anderson 44: The Pioneers connected on 15 of their 29 three-point attempts — one short of Transy's single-game record — to move to 4-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play (10-1 overall).
Katelyn Smith (Perry County Central) paced the Pioneers with 19 points, including four three-pointers.
Wright State 72, Northern Kentucky 60: The Norse (8-6) led 34-28 at halftime but allowed the Raiders (11-3) to rally. Melody Doss led NKU with 18 points.