Davidson loses to Temple in OT on a last-second steal, dunk
Quinton Rose’s dunk off his steal as time expired gave Temple a 77-75 overtime win over Davidson in the Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Boardwalk Classic on Saturday.
Davidson’s Carter Collins made two foul shots and the Wildcats led 7569 with 1 minute, 32 seconds left in overtime. Rose nailed a 3-pointer to bring the Owls within 75-72 with 68 seconds left and Shizz Alston Jr.’s 3-pointer tied the score at 75 with 32 seconds left.
At the end of regulation, Nate Pierre-Louis and J.P. Moorman II sandwiched 3-pointers around one from Collins and regulation ended tied at 66.
Alston had 24 points and 11 assists, while Rose scored 18.
Luke Frampton led Davidson (8-2) with 24 points. Collins scored 16, KiShawn Pritchett 12 and Jon Axel Gudmundsson 10.
Clemson 74, Radford
HIWASSEE COLLEGE (8-9) AT WINTHROP (4-4)
Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, 2 p.m. Pioneer Arena, Greeneville, Tenn., 4 p.m. Queens shot 72 percent from the floor Wednesday in its 121-76 rout of Johnson & Wales. Tusculum hasn’t played in 15 days. The Pioneers’ scoring leader is freshman guard Trenton Dixon (13 points a game). 66: Sheldon Mitchell scored 20 points and Elijah Thomas had 15 points and nine rebounds as the host Tigers held off the Highlanders.
Radford appeared ready to put away another major conference team, opening the second half on a 10-2 run. They led 40-35 when Mitchell was fouled on a drive by Devonnte Holland. After reviewing video, the referees called a flagrant foul on Holland for what Radford said on Twitter was “bad language.”
Mitchell made 3 of his 4 free throws, then Aamir Simms hit a 3-pointer and Clemson’s six-point possession turned a five-point deficit into a 41-40 lead with 14 minutes to go.
Mitchell’s short jumper with 4:41 to go put Clemson up for good, 60-58.
Carlik Jones scored 18 points and Ed Polite Jr. had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Radford.
Clemson played a
● second game without star Marcquise Reed (sprained knee).
Clemson coach Brad
Brownell tied Bill Foster for second place on Clemson’s all-time victory list with 156 wins. Cliff Ellis is on top with 178 wins.
South Florida 76, Appalachian State 69: In Tampa, Fla., Laquincy Rideau scored 18 points, Alexis Yetna had a careerbest 18 rebounds and added 13 points for his fourth double-double and the Bulls held of the Mountaineers’ late surge.
Xavier Castaneda scored 12 points and was 4-for-4 at the free throw line in the closing minute for USF ( 7-2) which hadn’t played since Nov. 30.
Appalachian State (4-6) trailed by as many as 15 in the first half, but opened the second on an 11-2 run to tie the score at 40-40. USF responded with an 11-2 run. The Mountaineers closed to 69-66 with 1:35 left, but the Bulls went 7 of 12 at the line after that.
App State senior Ronshad Shabazz scored a game-high 29 points and Justin Forrest added 17 points.
Shabazz reached two milestones — moving into fifth place on the Mountaineers career scoring list with 1,673 points and fifth in career 3-pointers with 212.