MISSOULA, Mont. -- John Knight III sank five free throws in the final minute of overtime to give Southern Utah an 85-80 win over Montana in a regular season finale on Saturday night.
With the score tied 78-all, Knight was fouled with 49 seconds left in overtime and sank both free throws to put the Thunderbirds (16-15, 9-11 Big Sky Conference) on top for good, 80-78. He and Dre Marin combined for five more free throws in the final seconds to help keep Southern Utah on top for the win.
Sayeed Pridgett led the Grizzles (18-13, 14-6) with 27 points including a free throw with 23 seconds left in regulation that sent the game into overtime. Kendal Manuel added 19 points and Jared Samuelson had 12 points.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
The coronavirus and college sports: NCAA reopening plans, latest news, program cuts, more
When will college football and other sports return to action? Will more athletic programs be forced to cut sports because of financial strains? Here is the latest on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the college sports world.
Knicks hire Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne to staff
The New York Knicks have hired Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne as an assistant coach, the team announced.
Bracketology -- Lots of contenders for the fourth No. 1 seed
Tony Bennett and Virginia ascended to a No. 1 seed in the latest version of ESPN's bracket, but a number of contenders are vying for the top line.