HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Chad Jackson had 19 points on 6 of 7 from the field as Northern Kentucky defeated Jacksonville 66-62 Saturday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference game.
Ethan Faulkner scored 12 points for Northern Kentucky (11-15, 9-9), which had a 19-5 advantage in turnover margin.
Trailing 61-57, Ethan Faulkner's 3-pointer got Northern Kentucky within 61-60 with 40 seconds left.
Anthony Monaco then hit a pair of free throws to put the Norse ahead 62-61 with 20 seconds to go.
After a pair of Jackson free throws extended Northern Kentucky's lead to 64-61, Russell Powell made 1 of 2 free throws with 2 seconds left to make it a one-possession game, 64-62. Jacksonville was unable to score again as Eshaunte Jones made two free throws with one second left to seal the victory.
Keith McDougald led the Dolphins (14-17, 9-9) with 21 points and 13 rebounds.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes did his best Stone Cold Steve Austin impression and opened up a six-pack of whuppin' on some fellow Badgers.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.
Malik Newman, who had widely been considered a one-and-done player, has chosen to transfer to Kansas to continue his college career.