Se­ton Hall hangs on to upset Ken­tucky

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday) - - Sports -

Myles Cale hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 9.5 sec­onds left in over­time, and Se­ton Hall over­came Kel­don John­son’s half-court heave that tied the score at the reg­u­la­tion buzzer, stun­ning No. 9 Ken­tucky 84-83 on Satur­day in a thriller at Madi­son Square Gar­den in New York.

In one of the most ex­cit­ing fin­ishes of the sea­son, John­son had a chance to win it for the Wild­cats (7-2), but his 3-point try with a sec­ond re­main­ing was blocked by Quincy McK­night. The ball went out of bounds as time ex­pired, and Pi­rates play­ers rushed off the bench to cel­e­brate.

Myles Pow­ell scored 25 of his 28 points after half­time for Se­ton Hall (6-3), in­clud­ing a tiebreak­ing 3 in the fi­nal sec­onds of the sec­ond half.

The clock showed 1.1 sec­onds after Pow­ell’s step­back, dou­ble-clutch jumper from the left side went through, but of­fi­cials made it 1.5 sec­onds after a re­play re­view. That made all the dif­fer­ence for Ken­tucky when PJ Wash­ing­ton in­bounded from the base­line and threw a long pass to an open John­son.

He caught it near cen­ter court, turned and hurled a right-handed shot that went in as the horn sounded, ty­ing it at 70.

“I knew if I got the shot off that I had a pretty good chance to make it,” John­son said. “It was a big shot. I mean, it was pretty big. I guess it just hurt be­cause we lost.”

Markus Howard scored 27 points, fresh­man Joey Hauser added 15 and hit big, late-game shots as Mar­quette grinded out a 74-69 win in over­time over No. 12 Wis­con­sin in Mil­wau­kee.

Sam Hauser had 13 points and 14 re­bounds for the Golden Ea­gles (8-2). But it was his lit­tle brother, Joey, who came up clutch play­ing in his first game in the heated in-state ri­valry.

He scored four in the open­ing two min­utes of over­time, in­clud­ing both free throws after Wis­con­sin’s Brad Dav­i­son was called for a fla­grant foul with 3:35 left.

Ethan Happ had 34 points and 11 re­bounds for the Bad­gers (8-2).

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