HOUSTON -- Lorne Jackson scored five of his 17 points in overtime, including a crucial 3-pointer, and Pepperdine outlasted Houston Baptist 57-53 on Tuesday night.
Raines scored Pepperdine's first two basket of the extra period, and Houston Baptist (3-2) couldn't catch up after that.
A layup by Art Bernardi with 59 seconds left and a free throw by Marcel Smith with 24 seconds left brought Houston Baptist closer, but a pair of free throws by Jackson with 17 seconds to go iced it for Pepperdine.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
Tim Legler and Brad Daugherty analyze Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, the top two picks in the NBA draft, and agree that Simmons will have a more immediate impact.
Dickie V likes the idea of Oklahoma star Buddy Hield teaming up with Anthony Davis in New Orleans. What did he think of other teams' selections?
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|