Tate, who grabbed 10 rebounds, and Tyshawn Bell (15 points) led the Hornets (5-5) throughout much of the game. But May's trey -- his only 3-point attempt -- with 4.8 seconds left in regulation tied it at 60-all and forced overtime.
Then Tate and Bell assumed control. Bell began the OT scoring with a 3-pointer, later making two free throws. Bell's shooting was superb. He was 4 for 5 from the floor -- including all three of his 3-point attempts -- and made 4 for 4 at the foul line.
For Delaware (3-7), Devon Saddler scored 16 points, and Jamelle Hagins had a 15-15 double-double. The Blue Hens led 60-57 in regulation after Terrell Rogers' two free throws, but then May's 3-pointer forced overtime.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|