James Bell then intercepted a pass off a full-court press and was fouled. Bell hit both to make it 52-all with 42 seconds left.
It should be fun on Saturday night on Hawk Hill as St. Joe’s hosts Temple in a critical Big 5 and Atlantic 10 match-up.
Levi Giese scored 17 points and Seth Hinrichs posted a double-double to lead Lafayette to a 78-57 victory over archrival Lehigh on Sunday, handing the Mountain Hawks their first Patriot League loss this season and snapping their five-game winning streak.
Damion Lee scored 20 points and Drexel held Georgia State without a basket for nearly 14 minutes in a 68-57 Colonial Athletic Association victory Saturday.
Sam Thompson scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting, and No. 14 Ohio State took advantage of cold-shooting Penn State in a 65-51 victory Saturday.
Ryan Arcidiacono hit the tying 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and James Bell hit consecutive 3s in overtime to send Villanova to its second win over a Top 5 team this week, 75-71 over No. 3 Syracuse on Saturday.
Frantz Massenat’s controversial half-court, 3-point heave at the final buzzer gave Drexel a 55-52 victory over Hofstra on Wednesday night in a Colonial Athletic Association thriller.
Khalif Wyatt posted 26 points, six rebounds, five assists and hit four 3-pointers to help Temple pull away and beat instate-rival Pennsylvania 76-69 Wednesday in a nonconference matchup.
Victor Oladipo scored 19 points, and Yogi Ferrell added a season-high 15 to help No. 7 Indiana rout Penn State 72-49 on Wednesday night.
B.J. Bailey scored 18 points, Mackey McKnight had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Lehigh held off Bucknell 65-62 to remain unbeaten in the Patriot League on Wednesday.
Ramon Galloway went the length of the court for the winning basket with 2.7 seconds left to send La Salle to a 54-53 victory over No. 9 Butler on Wednesday night.
C.J. Fair had 22 points, Trevor Cooney hit a pair of 3-pointers to punctuate a late surge and No. 7 Syracuse beat Villanova 72-61 on Saturday.
A backup linebacker who didn’t play in 2012 after becoming the first signee with Penn State since the NCAA announced sanctions has left the Nittany Lions.
Villanova had its worst shooting performance of the season, but made enough plays down the stretch to eke out a victory over pesky New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Carl Jones netted 32 points, including the 1,500th of his career, as Saint Joseph’s snapped a two-game losing streak and beat Iona 96-91 Friday night.