Quintrell Thomas grabbed Anthony Marshall’s airball under the basket and scored on a short hook shot with 1.2 seconds remaining to lift No. 21 UNLV to a 76-75 win over host California on Sunday.
The Runnin’ Rebels led for most of the second half, but trailed, 75-74, following two free throws by Cal’s Justin Cobbs with 11.9 seconds left. Marshall then rushed a long jumper that Thomas alertly grabbed and flipped in. Thomas was fouled on the play but missed the free throw. Justin Hawkins then blocked a 3-point attempt by Cobbs from midcourt as the buzzer sounded.
Anthony Bennett had career highs of 25 points and 13 rebounds while leading UNLV (7-1) to its sixth straight win. Bryce Dejean-Jones also had a career-best 22 points.
Allen Crabbe scored 18 for California (6-2).
Creighton 77, Akron 61 — Doug McDermott scored 30 points for the No. 16 Bluejays (9-1), who broke away late in the first half and beat the Zips in Omaha.
Zeke Marshall and Nick Harney both had 12 points for Akron (4-3), which is 0-25 against ranked opponents since becoming a Division 1 program in 1980-81.
Florida St. 91, Maine 59 — Michael Snaer scored 19 points and freshman Aaron Thomas had a career-high 15 points as the host Seminoles (5-4) routed the Black Bears (3-6). Justin Edwards had 19 points and 12 rebounds for Maine (3-6), which shot just 33.9 percent and had 19 turnovers.
Hartford 69, Fairleigh Dickinson 59 — Yolonzo Moore II scored 27 points to lead the Hawks (5-4) over the host Knights (4-5).
Lafayette 72, Sacred Heart 70 — Bryce Scott hit a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining to give the Leopards (4-8) a victory over the visiting Pioneers (2-6), who got 25 points from Shane Gibson.
Fairfield 65, Rider 52 — Maurice Barrow came off the bench to score 13 points and grab 10 rebounds as the visiting Stags (5-5, 1-1 MAAC) corralled the Broncs (6-5, 1-1).
Duke 60, St. John’s 42 — Elizabeth Williams had 16 points and five blocks to help the No. 4 Blue Devils (8-0) cruise past the Red Storm (4-3) in the seventh annual Maggie Dixon Classic in New York.
Kentucky 68, Middle Tennessee St. 56 — DeNesha Stallworth had 16 points, and the seventh-ranked Wildcats (8-1) used a first-half surge to defeat the visiting Blue Raiders (6-4). Middle Tennessee State endured an 11-minute stretch in the first half over which it had no field goals and scored only 2 points.
Penn St. 97, Georgetown 74 — Maggie Lucas scored a career-high 39 points and ignited the No. 10 Lady Lions (7-2) in a thrashing of the Hoyas (7-3) in State College.
Arizona St. 68, BC 59 — Katie Zenevitch tallied 20 points in a losing effort as the Eagles (5-4) dropped a home game to the Sun Devils (5-4).
Central Conn. 43, UNH 32 — The visiting Blue Devils (4-3) got a game-high 14 points from Jaclyn Babe in a triumph over the Wildcats (4-5).
Hartford 67, Dartmouth 52 — Amber Bepko and Alex Hall each registered 13 points as the Hawks (7-2) soared past the Big Green (1-7) in Hanover, N.H.
BU 0, Minnesota-Duluth 0 — The seventh-ranked Terriers (11-3-3) needed every one of Kerrin Sperry’s 38 saves to escape the Bulldogs (7-8-3) with a tie.
Dartmouth 4, Maine 2 — Camille Dumais had a goal and two assists to help the Big Green (6-4-2) beat the host Black Bears (2-12-1).
Indiana 1, Georgetown 0 — Nikita Kotlov scored off a header pass from Eriq Zavaleta midway through the second half to give the Hoosiers the NCAA Division 1 championship in Hoover, Ala. It is the eighth championship for Indiana (16-5-3), and first since 2004.
The best scoring opportunity for Georgetown (19-4-3) came in the first half when Tyler Rudy sent a straight shot that diving Indiana goalkeeper Luis Soffner barely stopped with his fingertips.