THIBODAUX, La. -- Pedro Maciel found Sam MacBeath for a layup with 2 seconds to play and Nicholls State escaped with a 66-64 win over Houston Baptist Thursday night.
Luke Doyle hit a 3-pointer with 11:26 to play, giving Nicholls State (7-7, 4-1 Southland Conference) a 52-38 lead. HBU, however, used a 13-1 run over the next 4:35 to trim its deficit to two.
Alex Fountain scored five straight points, giving Houston Baptist (4-13, 1-4) its first lead with just over 6 minutes to play, but the Huskies made just 2 of 6 field goals and committed four turnovers down the stretch.
MacBeath then made the game-winner.
T.J. Carpenter scored 13 points in the win.
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.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
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