Jones hits late jumper to help Seattle to 67-65 win
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Delante Jones hit a jumper in the final seconds to halt a California Baptist run and give Seattle a 67-65 victory over the Lancers on Thursday night.
Jordan Heading tossed up a 3-pointer that rimmed out at the buzzer as Seattle (16-13, 4-10 Western Athletic Conference) claimed the win.
Seattle led 39-34 at the break and was up 60-47 midway in the second half. Heading hit a jump shot that started the Lancers on a 17-5 run as California Baptist closed to 65-64 after Milan Acquaah drained a 3 and followed with a jumper with 2:16 left. The Lancers held Seattle scoreless for six minutes until Jones hit the game-winner with eight seconds remaining.
Acquaah had 23 points for California Baptist (15-12, 6-7). Heading finished with 13 and De'jon Davis had 13 rebounds.
Updated March 1, 2019