INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Te’Jon Lucas scored a career-high tying 31 points and kissed a pull-up jumper off the glass for the winning points in overtime and Milwaukee battled past IUPUI 80-79.
Lucas drove hard to the low post, got IUPUI’s 7-foot-1 Ahmed Ismail off his feet before pulling up to bank a soft jumper off the glass with seven seconds remaining.
IUPUI’s Marcus Burk made one of two free throws as Milwaukee held on.
Lucas poured in his 31 points with four 3-pointers, five assists and 12 rebounds for his first career double-double.
Jaylen Minnett led IUPUI with 26 points and Burk added 23.