Texas Southern downs N. Kentucky in 98-96 2OT thriller
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong scored 25 points and his left-handed layup with six seconds left gave Texas Southern a 98-96 double overtime win on Saturday night.
Walton’s 4-point play gave Northern Kentucky an 89-83 lead with 2:19 left in in the first overtime. But Armstrong followed with a jump shot, Chris Baldwin made a layup and Armstrong made two free throws with six seconds left to tie it at 89-all to send it into a second overtime. NKU’s Tyler Sharpe missed a 3-pointer as time expired.
Etienne made a 3-pointer with eight seconds left in regulation to tie it at 77-all to force the first overtime.