Late Tip-In Sinks Cavaliers in Auburn
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) –Brendan Knox’s tip-in with 1.4 seconds left lifted Auburn to a 68-67 victory over Virginia on Monday night.
Sammy Zeglinski hit three free throws to give the Cavaliers the lead with 7.7 seconds left. Then DeWayne Reed drove the length of the court and missed a layup, but Knox was there to give the Tigers (5-4) the win.
Virginia (4-4) didn’t get a shot off before the buzzer.
Knox finished with 11 points and six rebounds, nearly doubling his season averages, and made all five field goal attempts.
Reed led Auburn with 18 points. Lucas Hargrove had 13 points and nine rebounds, while Frankie Sullivan added 12 points and Tay Waller 10 for the Tigers.
Sylven Landesberg had 17 of his 20 points in the first half for Virginia, missing all seven field goal attempts after the half. Zeglinski made five 3-pointers and scored 18 points. Jeff Jones added 16 points for the Cavaliers.