Jarod Williams hit a pair of free throws with 2 seconds left after Detroit forced two turnovers, completing a late rally.
Christian Thomas scored 16 points to lead Loyola of Chicago.
Justin Moss scored 18 points Wednesday night as Buffalo doubled Northern Illinois’ score by halftime.
Jerian Grant scored 12 points, and Steve Vasturia added 11 points.
Mariota was the Heisman winner in 2014 and led the Ducks to the national title game.
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 25 points to lead Georgetown.
They were celebrating hard in Columbus after the Buckeyes’ national title win.
Tom Izzo has his Michigan State team improving on the fly.
The national title game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. in Dallas.
The story of Nebraska’s 53-43 win over Illinois Sunday is found in the numbers. Illinois made just 15 of 55 shots, 27.3 percent, the lowest an opponent has shot against Nebraska since Tim Miles became the Cornhuskers’ coach in 2012. The Fightin’ Illini’s 43 points were the second fewest allowed by a Miles-coached Nebraska team.
Tekele Cotton hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to lead No. 15 Wichita State to a 67-53 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Sunday.
Travis Trice had 18 points and 10 assists, and Michigan State outlasted Northwestern 84-77 in overtime Sunday.
Devareaux Manley scored all of his 19 points in the second half and Kris Brewer’s free throws with 15.1 seconds lifted Kent State over Northern Illinois 67-65 Saturday night.
Shaquille Boga scored 17 points, Shaquille Hines added 15 and Texas-Pan American defeated Chicago State 64-59 in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Third-ranked Virginia had too much poise and too much defense down the stretch for No. 13 Notre Dame to overcome. After Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant tied it with 4 minutes […]
Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 14 and No. 8 Villanova halted DePaul’s quick Big East start with an 81-64 rout Saturday.
Make that four straight in Texas for North Dakota State.
Vashil Fernandez scored a career-high 15 points on 6-of-6 shooting and had blocked four shots.
Forrest Robinson made his first five 3-pointers, all in the first six minutes of the game, and scored a career-high 20 points for DePaul.
Illinois wondered who would score with Rayvonte Rice injured, and Malcolm Hill provided the answer Wednesday.