Robotham 3 at buzzer puts UNLV over BYU 92-90 in OT
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Noah Robotham sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give UNLV a 92-90 win over BYU in overtime on Saturday night, snapping a three-game skid.
UNLV fell behind 90-89 with :18 left in the extra period. Following a timeout, Robotham took the assist from Amauri Hardy and drained the 3-pointer as time expired for the win.
Joel Ntambwe led the Runnin' Rebels (5-4) with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Kris Cylburn and Hardy added 21 points apiece, Robotham finished with 12 points and Cheikh Mbacke Diong 10.
UNLV led 47-30 at the break but BYU battled back in the second half, cutting it to 68-61 with 8:29 to play. From there, UNLV watched its lead evaporate and a 3-point play by Jahshire Hardnett put the Cougars (8-5) up 83-81 with 2:22 remaining. That held until the final :27 when Ntambwe was fouled, then sank two from the line to tie it 83-all. BYU's Zac Seljaas missed a 3 at the buzzer, sending the game into overtime.
Yoeli Childs led BYU with 25 points and 11 boards. Hardnett and TJ Haws had 19 points each and Seljaas had 10.
Updated December 15, 2018