ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Michael Carter III scored six of his career-high 23 points in the final minute as Long Beach State rallied past Providence 66-65 in the Wooden Legacy on Thursday.
LBSU was down by 17 points. Carter sank a 3-pointer with 52 seconds left to pull the 49ers within 64-63 and he was fouled on a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining, making all three free throws to seal the win.
Chance Hunter had 14 points for Long Beach State (3-4). Joshua Morgan added 12 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. Carter hit 9 of 10 free throws.
Luwane Pipkins had 12 points and six rebounds for the Friars (4-3). Alpha Diallo added 11 points, 10 rebounds and five steals.
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