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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Andre Gustavson made a free throw with 0.6 seconds left in overtime and Richmond beat Vanderbilt 93-92. Gustavson appeared to have caused the game to go to a second overtime when he missed a dunk just before the buzzer, but the officials conferred and called the foul on Scottie Pippen Jr. Gustavson missed the second shot and the Spiders (2-0) had their second overtime win of the season.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss would like everyone who saw his clutch, acrobatic, toe-touching catch at Alabama to know one thing going forward. The son of Hall of Fame receiver Randy Moss says knows he’s capable of doing a whole lot more and making more “crazy catches.” That’s something Mississippi’s defense will have to keep in mind on Saturday night when the Rebels play host to the top-ranked and unbeaten Tigers.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers will largely be judged by what happens in their last two Southeastern Conference football games of the regular season. They’re used to it. The 13th-ranked Tigers have a chance to salvage their hopes for a special season _ or succumb to a disappointing one _ with upcoming games against Georgia and Alabama.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Scottie Lewis scored 15 points in his first start, and No. 15 Florida escaped with a 66-60 victory over Towson. Graduate transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr. had 13 points and 13 rebounds in his third game with his new team as Florida bounced back from a dispiriting home loss to Florida State. Andrew Nembhard had 11 points and nine assists for the Gators.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Reggie Perry had 14 points and 14 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to a 62-45 win over Louisiana-Monroe at Humphrey Coliseum. It marked the second consecutive double-double for Perry, who also had three assists and two steals.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has won three straight games and needs one more victory to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2016. The Vols have this week off before traveling to Missouri and hosting Vanderbilt. The Vols also split their first 10 games last year but ended the season with lopsided losses to Missouri and Vanderbilt.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Makayla Daniels scored a career-high 27 points on 8-of-11 shooting, and the No. 23 Arkansas women beat Oral Roberts 96-64. Daniels was 6 of 7 from 3-point range and the Razorbacks (3-0) were 17 of 32.
UNDATED (AP) — No. 1 LSU Tigers are 9-0 for the first time since 2011 and just the fifth time in school history as they visit Mississippi. The Tigers must beat the Rebels on Saturday to remain atop the AP Top 25 Poll and College Football Playoff rankings. Quarterback Joe Burrow is 149 yards shy of breaking LSU’s single-season record for yards passing. Mississippi seeks a season-defining triumph in the rivalry game known as the Magnolia Bowl. The Rebels need two more wins this season to become bowl eligible.
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