Davis with winning shot as Houston edges Vermont 72-71

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Devin Davis sank a layup with one second to play to give Houston a 72-71 edge over Vermont in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday night.

Houston trailed 71-70 for nearly the final minute when Davis got the assist from Damyean Dotson inside and sank the layup with one second to play to win it for the Cougars (4-0).

Davis finished with 10 points and seven rebounds. Rob Gray Jr. led with 20 points, five assists and three rebounds, Danrad Knowles added 11 points and four rebounds and Kyle Meyer chipped in nine points off the bench.

Houston led 37-26 at the break and through most of the second period but fell behind to trail by four points, 71-67, with 1:24 to play.

Ernie Duncan scored 17 points with three assists and two boards for the Catamounts (5-2). The loss snaps a four-game winning streak for Vermont.