It was a heart-pounding end for Northern Iowa as Ali Farokhmanesh drained a long three with 4.9 seconds left to lift Northern Iowa to a 69-66 win over UNLV. Farokhmanesh led the Panthers with 17 points and Kwadzo Ahelegbe added 13.
UNLV made it close, though, as Oscar Bellfield (13 points) hit a late three to tie the score at 66.
Kentucky had no issues closing out East Tennessee State with a 100-71 win. Eric Bledsoe led the Wildcats with 29 and Patrick Patterson had 22.