Blackmon's buzzer beater boosts Brown by Bryant 91-90
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Joshua Howard scored 18 points and Tavon Blackmon's layup at the buzzer lifted Brown to a 91-90 win over Bryant on Monday night.
Blackmon had nine points and eight assists while committing just one turnover. His game-winner came just moments after Nisre Zouzoua buried a 3 to give Bryant a 90-89 lead with 12 seconds left.
Steven Speith made back-to-back layups to give Brown (3-4) an 89-83 lead with 2:47 to play. Ikenna Ndugba and Marcell Pettway made layups to bring Bryant (2-5) within two with 1:02 left.
Speith scored 16 and had nine assists, JR Hobbie had 15 points and Travis Fuller scored 11 for the Bears.
Brown, which had a 43-39 lead at halftime, led 50-41 early in the second half on Corey Daughterty's 3.
Zouzoua scored a career-high 31 points, had six rebounds and five assists for Bryant. Adam Grant added 20 points, and Bosko Kostur had 16 points and seven rebounds.