The Knicks-Pacers total was 209 on Saturday. Indiana led 104-100 with 5:05 left and the over looked like a lock. The final score was 104-103.
Brigham Young took control early by making almost 70 percent of its 3-pointers in the first half, and the Cougars rolled past UNLV on Saturday in Salt Lake City.
UNLV plays Brigham Young at noon Saturday in Salt Lake City. First-year Cougars coach Mark Pope compared following Dave Rose to trying to succeed former UCLA great John Wooden.
UNLV went into overtime for the fourth time this season, but after three prior losses, the Rebels defeated Fresno State 81-80 on Wednesday in Fresno, Calif.
The UNLV women’s basketball team cut a 16-point lead to two in the fourth quarter before falling 72-66 at Cox Pavilion.
UNLV plays at Fresno State at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a rare Mountain West December game. The Rebels have gone through a series of dry scoring spells this season.
The Rebels trailed 58-48 with a minute left in regulation, but forced overtime, 60-60, on Elijah Mitrou-Long’s 3-pointer with one second left. Mitrou-Long scored 29 points.
Greg Suckow, a fan known in Iowa as “Hawkeye Elvis,” made the trip to watch his beloved Iowa Hawkeyes play in the Continental Tires Las Vegas Invitational.
UNLV plays at Cincinnati on Saturday, beginning a trip that also includes games at Fresno State and against Brigham Young in Salt Lake City.
UNLV used a 16-point run late in the second half to pull away and defeat Jackson State on Tuesday at the Thomas Mack Center. Amauri Hardy led the Rebels with 20 points.