ALBANY, N.Y. -- Chaz Williams made a layup with 4 seconds left to push Massachusetts to a 64-63 victory over Siena on Wednesday.
Williams led the Minutemen (3-2) with 23 points, and Terrell Vinson scored 18.
Siena held a 63-60 advantage with 2:04 remaining but did not score again. Jesse Morgan's layup with 51 seconds left pulled the Minutemen to 63-62.
Massachusetts took its first lead of the second half at 44-43 on Sampson Carter's jumper with 11:54 left.
The Saints led 34-24 at the break, outshooting the Minutemen from the field 52.4 percent (11 of 21) to 31.3 percent (10 of 28). Massachusetts scored the last five points of the half on William's 3-pointer and Vinson's layup with 7 seconds left to close the gap.
Shooting guard Jaylen Nowell, ranked No. 45 in the ESPN 100, chose the Washington Huskies on Wednesday over California. As a junior he led Garfield Heights to a state championship and was named MVP of the tournament.
Donnie Tyndall has filed an appeal to reverse the 10-year show cause penalty he received from the NCAA in April for violations that occurred while he was coaching Southern Mississippi.
Top-50 prospect Jaylen Nowell committed to Washington on Wednesday. Nowell, a shooting guard, is No. 45 on the ESPN 100.