Rob Gray scored 39 points, including a game-winning layup with 1.1 seconds remaining to will Houston over San Diego State, 67-65. The shot capped a wild final minute-plus that saw three three-pointers and everyone wanting to be the hero.
But there could only be one, and fittingly, it was Gray, who scored 23 of Houston’s 28 second-half points.
Aztecs’ Devin Watson tied things up with a triple with 1:18 to play. Gray answered with one of his own at the 49-second mark. Watson answered with 36 ticks to play, setting up the Cougars guard’s determined scoop.