JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Jarvis Jones scored a career-high 36 points, including a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left in overtime, to give East Tennessee State a 90-88 win over Lipscomb on Saturday.
Jones, whose 12 of 22 shooting included 5 of 10 3-pointers, gave the Buccaneers (7-17, 5-6 Atlantic Sun) a 79-77 lead on a trey with 0:17 left in regulation. Deonte Alexander, who scored 16 points for Lipscomb (8-14, 3-8), made two foul shots with 8 seconds left to tie it at 79-79.
In overtime, Jones made back-to-back treys for an 87-85 ETSU lead. He answered J.J. Butler's late 3-pointer with one of his own, hitting the game-winner with 15 seconds left.
The Buccaneers avenged a 60-56 loss at Lipscomb on Jan. 5.
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