FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Loyola Marymount scored the first five points of overtime, C.J. Blackwell made a key 3-pointer, and the Lions protected their lead at the free-throw line for a 92-86 victory against Northern Arizona on Wednesday night.
Anthony Ireland had 28 points and Ashley Hamilton 24 for Loyola Marymount (5-4), and both had baskets during the run to start the extra period. After the Lumberjacks (3-5) got back within a basket, Blackwell's shot from behind the arc made it 88-83 with 56 seconds remaining.
Rogers' 3-pointer gave Northern Arizona a 80-77 lead with 49 seconds remaining in regulation, but Ireland responded with a 3 with 31 seconds left to force overtime.
Lions coach Max Good earned his 300th career victory over 21 seasons, the last five at Loyola Marymount.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.