NCAA Basketball

Rutgers Scarlet Knights (19-15)


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@ Minn 
L 74-75
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vs. NW 
L 53-65
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@ Mich 
W 62-50
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@ Purdue 
L 65-70
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vs. Hof 
L 86-88
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Hofstra beats top-seeded Rutgers 88-86 in overtime in NIT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Tyler Thomas scored 25 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 9.3 seconds left in overtime, and Hofstra beat top-seeded Rutgers 88-86 on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.

Hofstra (25-9) advances to play the winner of Wednesday's Cincinnati-Virginia Tech game.

Hofstra forward Nelson Boachie-Yiadom forced overtime by grabbing an offensive rebound off a missed 3-pointer by Jaquan Carlos and sinking a jumper from the free-throw line with 2.2 seconds left.

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Leaders
Points: C. Omoruyi13.2
Rebounds: C. Omoruyi9.6
Assists: C. Spencer3.1
FG%: C. Omoruyi50.7%
FT%: C. Omoruyi60.4%
3P%: C. Spencer43.4%
Steals: C. McConnell2.5
Blocks: C. Omoruyi2.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Alabama31-5
2 Houston33-3
3 Purdue29-6
4 Kansas28-8
5 Texas28-8
6 Marquette29-7
7 UCLA31-5
8 Arizona28-7
9 Gonzaga30-5
10 UConn27-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Houston33-3
2 Alabama31-5
3 Purdue29-6
4 Marquette29-7
5 Kansas28-8
6 UCLA31-5
7 Texas28-8
8 Arizona28-7
9 Gonzaga30-5
10 Virginia25-8
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Big Ten Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
3 Purdue 15-5 29-6
21 Indiana 12-8 23-12
Northwestern 12-8 22-12
Michigan State 11-8 21-12
Maryland 11-9 22-13
Illinois 11-9 20-13
Iowa 11-9 19-14
Michigan 11-9 18-16
Penn State 10-10 23-14
Rutgers 10-10 19-15
Wisconsin 9-11 19-14
Nebraska 9-11 16-16
Ohio State 5-15 16-19
Minnesota 2-17 9-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 68.4 (269)
Rebounds: 11.6 (57)
Assists: 15.1 (49)
FG%: 43.1% (272)
FT%: 70.0% (246)
3P%: 32.1% (300)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 61.1 (11)
Rebounds: 25.2 (157)
Assists: 12.3 (151)
FG%: 40.0% (16)
FT%: 68.8% (51)
3P%: 30.8% (35)
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