SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -Tory Jackson hit an under-handed shot with 2 seconds left as Notre Dame survived squandering a 14-point first-half lead to beat New Mexico 70-68 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Thursday night.
New Mexico (22-12) had a chance to win at the buzzer, but Tony Dandridge's 3-pointer rattled in the rim and fell out.
Jackson drove the length of the court for the winning basket, finishing with 16 points. Luke Harangody had 26 points and 11 rebounds to pace the Irish (20-14), who were 21-of-25 from the free throw line. New Mexico was 15 of 25.
Daniel Faris scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half for New Mexico before fouling out with 66 seconds left. Dairese Gary also had 15.
Penn St. 83, Rhode Island 72
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Stanley Pringle scored 19 points, Andrew Jones had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Penn State withstood Rhode Island's backcourt pressure to advance to the NIT quarterfinals.
it a field goal the last 8:53 of the game, and the Rams (23-11) closed a 16-point deficit to 72-66 with about 2 minutes left. But Penn State sealed the win at the foul line, making 14 of 17 chances down the stretch.
Jimmy Baron had 24 points to lead Rhode Island, including several from well behind the 3-point arc, while Kaheim Seawright added 17.
Rhode Island never led, but got to within single digits several times late in part because of withering defensive pressure.

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