Ben Brust tied the score with a shot from just inside midcourt at the end of the second half and made a three-pointer with less than 40 seconds left in overtime to lead Wisconsin to a 65-62 victory over No. 3 Michigan.
MADISON, Wis. — With a three-point lead and less than three seconds on the clock at the end of regulation, Michigan coach John Beilein’s plan was to foul.
Wisconsin’s Ben Brust never gave the third-ranked Wolverines the chance.
Brust tied the score with a shot from just inside midcourt as the clock expired and made a three-pointer with less than 40 seconds left in overtime to lead Wisconsin to a 65-62 victory.
“We had two fouls to give, go foul,” Beilein said after the game.
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Brust’s shot at the end of regulation was a dramatic turn of events for Wisconsin (17-7 overall, 8-3 Big Ten) and a soul-crusher for Michigan (21-3, 8-3).
Tim Hardaway Jr. made a contested three-pointer to put the Wolverines up 60-57 with 2.4 seconds left in regulation.
After a timeout, Mike Bruesewitz passed up his first option in the inbounds play and then found Brust in stride. The guard took one dribble across half court and launched the shot.
Beilein said the Wolverines missed out on 14 points because of missed layups.
“I’m not talking about when they’re really contesting,” Beilein said. “I’m talking about we had the ball, the basket and us, and it didn’t go in.”
Brust scored 14 points.
Trey Burke scored 19 points to lead Michigan.
Notre Dame wins
in 5 overtimes
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Cameron Biedscheid scored on a layup with 1:19 left in the fifth overtime, and Eric Atkins and Pat Connaugton added free throws in the final 19 seconds as No. 25 Notre Dame beat 11th-ranked Louisville 104-101.
The Fighting Irish overcame an eight-point deficit in the last 51 seconds of regulation.
Russ Smith had a chance to tie the score in the last OT, but his three-point attempt missed before Notre Dame students flooded the court to celebrate. It marked the sixth time in the last eight meetings a game between the Fighting Irish (19-5, 7-6 Big East) and the Cardinals (19-5, 7-4) went into overtime.
The lead changed hands 26 times and the score was tied 16 times.
Jerian Grant, who fouled out with 1:57 left in the first overtime, led the Irish with 19 points. Connaughton had 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Chane Behanan led Louisville with 30 points and 15 rebounds. Smith contributed 21 points and 10 rebounds.
Kansas loses again
NORMAN, Okla. — Romero Osby scored 17 points and Oklahoma held off No. 5 Kansas 72-66 to hand the Jayhawks their first three-game losing streak since February 2005.
“It hasn’t been a good week for us by any stretch, but let’s be real,” Kansas coach Bill Self said. “We were ranked number two in the country seven days ago, and you don’t go from being a good team to a bad team overnight.
“We’ve had a couple of bad outings, but we’re still a good team.”
Oklahoma (15-7, 6-4 Big 12) snapped a 10-game losing streak in its series with Kansas (19-4, 7-3).
Other Top 10 games
At No. 2 Florida 83, Mississippi St. 58
Mike Rosario scored 18 points, Erik Murphy added 17 and the Gators (19-3, 9-1 Southeastern) bounced back from a humbling loss earlier in the week to thump the Bulldogs (7-15, 2-8).
Mississippi State played without guard Jalen Steele, who didn’t make the trip after being suspended indefinitely for violating team rules.
The Bulldogs came to Gainesville with six scholarship players and two walk-ons, not exactly the ideal roster to upset the SEC’s highest-ranked team.
At No. 8 Miami 87,
North Carolina 61
Shane Larkin had 18 points and a career-high nine assists, and the Hurricanes (19-3, 10-0 Atlantic Coast) made a school-record-tying 15 three-pointers to beat the Tar Heels (16-7, 6-4) for their 11th straight victory.
Miami improved to 11-0 at home.