J.J. Avila scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Colorado State over San Jose State 66-64 on Wednesday night at the Event Center.
Isaac Thornton sank a 3-pointer on his only field-goal attempt with 1:35 left to give SJSU its first lead in nearly 10 minutes. But Avila went 6 for 6 from the line, and Daniel Bejarano 2 of 4 in the final 1:20 for the win.
The Spartans' Rashad Muhammad tripped over a defender's feet and was unable to get a final shot off.
Muhammad tied his season high with 28 points for SJSU (6-9, 0-3 Mountain West). Chris Cunningham added 13 points and Jaleel Williams 11.
Bejarano added 15 points and Joe De Ciman 13 for CSU (10-6, 1-2). The lead changed hands 16 times in the game.
Florida 74, South Carolina 58: Starting point guard Scottie Wilbekin scored 17 points before spraining his right ankle, and the No. 10 Gators (12-2, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) beat the Gamecocks (7-7, 0-1).
Colorado 71, Washington State 70: Josh Scott scored eight of his 19 points in overtime as the No. 15 Buffaloes (14-2, 3-0 Pac-12) held off the Cougars (7-8, 0-3) in Spokane, Wash.
Georgia 70, Missouri 64: Charlie Mann scored 18 points, including the go-ahead basket with 35.8 seconds to go in overtime, and the Bulldogs (7-6, 1-0 SEC) beat the No. 21 Tigers (12-1, 1-1) to end Missouri's 26-game home winning streak. Jabari Brown scored 19 points for Missouri.
Mark Fox coached the Bulldogs a day after a memorial service for his father. Fox said the late Raymond Lewis Fox, a longtime high school coach in Kansas, wouldn't have had it any other way.
Vanderbilt: The team will be without leading scorer Eric McClellan the rest of the season after the point guard was suspended for the spring semester for violating academic policy.
Colorado State 101, San Jose State 60: Jasmine Smith had 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Spartans (6-8, 0-3 MWC) in their lopsided loss to the Rams (11-3, 3-0) in Fort Collins, Colo. Junior guard Ta'Rea Cunnigan scored eight points to move into ninth on SJSU's career scoring list.
Baylor 78, West Virginia 62: Odyssey Sims scored a career-high 48 points as the seventh-ranked Bears (13-1, 3-0 Big 12) beat the Mountaineers (13-2, 2-1).