BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- JaShaun Smith tied his career high with 20 points and blocked a shot at the end of overtime as Longwood edged Gardner-Webb 84-81 on Saturday.
DeShaun Wade's 3-pointer with 1:36 left gave Longwood the lead at 80-77. The Lancers extended the lead to six before Nate Johnson cut it to two on a four-point play with 20 seconds remaining. But Gardner-Webb's Jose Perez was called for an offensive foul on a drive and Jordan Cintron made 1 of 2 free throws for Longwood with 6.9 to go for a three-point lead. Perez had a final 3-point try partially blocked by Smith.
Perez hit a 3-pointer with 14.7 seconds remaining in regulation and send the game into overtime tied at 68.
Longwood plays Charleston Southern at home on Thursday. Gardner-Webb takes on Presbyterian on the road on Thursday.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
Elements of this story were generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
The coronavirus and college sports: NCAA reopening plans, latest news, program cuts, more
The Pac-12 is joining the rest of the Power 5 conferences and will play a seven-game fall college football season beginning Nov. 6. Here's the latest on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the college sports world.
Louisville Cardinals basketball players, coach Chris Mack lead march, call for unity after Breonna Taylor ruling
Louisville basketball players David Johnson, Charles Minlend and Malik Williams, along with coach Chris Mack, gave speeches calling for unity, tolerance and equality on Friday before leading a peaceful march on campus.
NCAA health guidelines suggest testing basketball players three times per week for coronavirus
The NCAA released health and safety guidelines for the college basketball season, including a suggestion to test players, coaches and officials three times per week during the season.