Blazers Edge Golden Eagles in OT, 74-73
Jeremy Wise led the 11th-seeded Golden Eagles (15-17) with 28 points.
March 12, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)--Paul Delaney III scored on a layup with less than a second left to lead UAB to a 74-73 overtime victory over Southern Miss in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament on Thursday.
Delaney, who scored 21 points, sent the game into overtime on a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left in regulation, tying the game at 64.
Robert Vaden scored 20 points for the third-seeded Blazers (22-10), Aaron Johnson added 11 and Horace Crawford chipped in with 10 points.
The overtime period featured two ties and seven lead changes, the last coming on Delaney's drive.
The Blazers will face Tulsa in the semifinals on Friday.