Houston needs 2 OTs to beat Wyoming 94-89
LAS VEGAS (AP) Rob Gray Jr. and Damyean Dotson scored 21 points apiece and Houston beat Wyoming 94-89 in double overtime Tuesday night in the Global Sports Classic.
Wyoming led by four with 59 seconds left in regulation until Gray hit a 3-pointer and, after two Jason McManamen free throws, Gray converted a 3-point play with 19 seconds left to force overtime.
Houston (9-2) jumped out to a five-point lead with 1:52 left in the first overtime. Josh Adams hit two free throws and Alexander Aka Gorski made another to pull to 79-77 with 44 seconds left. Adams sent it to a second overtime on a layup with two seconds left.
After the eighth and final tie, Ronnie Johnson and Dotson made layups for a four-point Houston lead. Then Wes VanBeck and Dotson hit 4 of 4 free throws in the final 12 seconds to seal it.
Adams led Wyoming (7-6) with 34 points for his second straight game with 30-plus.
- Alexander Aka Gorski
- Damyean Dotson
- Houston Cougars
- Jason McManamen
- Josh Adams
- Rob Gray
- Ronnie Johnson
- Wes VanBeck
- Wyoming Cowboys