Late comeback lifts struggling Huskers past Iowa 93-91 in OT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Amir Harris scored the go-ahead layup with 10.8 seconds left, and Jordan Bohanon’s 3-pointer try at the buzzer was blocked and Nebraska came back from a nine-point deficit in the last minute of regulation to beat Iowa 93-91 in overtime Sunday.
The loss, in Iowa coach Fran McCaffery’s return from a two-game suspension, was the fourth in a row for the Hawkeyes (21-10, 10-10 Big Ten).
Nebraska (15-15, 6-14), which had lost 11 of its previous 13 games, trailed by as many as 16 points in the second half and by nine with 50 seconds left.
Luka Garza matched his career high with 25 points and Jordan Bohannon had 20 for the Hawks.
UP NEXT Iowa plays Illinois or Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday.
No. 21 Wisconsin survives Ohio State rally for 73-67 OT win
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Khalil Iverson had a career-high 22 points and 14 rebounds as No. 21 Wisconsin survived Ohio State’s second-half rally and won 73-67 in overtime on Sunday.
Wisconsin (22-9, 14-6) led by as many as 23 points early in the second half. But Ohio State (18-13, 8-12) outscored the Badgers 27-5 over the last seven minutes of regulation to force overtime.
Wisconsin’s defense held tough as the Badgers outscored the Buckeyes 10-4 in the extra period to win it.
Iverson was 10 of 14 from the floor. Ethan Happ, despite being routinely double-teamed, added 16 points, 14 boards and eight assists for the Badgers, who secured the No. 4 seed in the Big Ten Tournament later this week in Chicago.
UP NEXT The win gives the Badgers a double bye in the tournament. They will open play Friday.
Bradley rallies big, beats Northern Iowa for MVC title
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Bradley rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half and earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2006, beating Northern Iowa 57-54 Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game. AJ Green led sixth-seeded Northern Iowa (16-18) with 23 points. Former Dubuque Senior prep Luke McDonnell contributed 8 points and 5 rebounds.