BOSTON -- Evan Fjeld hit a layup with 9.4 seconds left to lift Vermont to a 76-75 victory over Boston University on Tuesday night.
Marqus Blakely led the Catamounts (18-8, 9-3 America East Conference) with 21 points and 12 rebounds.
Boston U. (13-12, 8-5) took a 75-71 lead on Tyler Morris' layup with 1:05 left, but Nick Vier hit a 3-pointer with 52 seconds remaining. John Holland missed a jumper for Boston U. with 28 seconds to play, leading to Fjeld's game-winning layup.
The last possession for Boston U. ended with a turnover.
Vermont led by 11 midway through the first half, but neither team led by more than five in the second half.
NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins said he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.