Sacramento State let a 14-point lead midway through the second half slip away in a 62-61 loss to Northern Arizona on Monday night at the Nest, according to the Sac State athletics website.
The Hornets (10-10, 5-7 Big Sky Conference) led 61-60 on Mikh McKinney's runner with 19 seconds left.
The Lumberjacks (8-14, 5-7) then elected not to call timeout, and Michael Dunn was forced into an off-balance layup that missed badly. But Sac State's John Dickson was called for a foul on the play with seven seconds left, and Dunn made both free throws.
After a timeout, the Hornets had one last chance, but Dylan Garrity missed an off-balance 15-footer at the buzzer.
Northern Arizona's Gabe Rogers scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half. Dickson and Garrity led Sac State with 13 points each.
No. 9 Syracuse 63, No. 25 Notre Dame 47 in Syracuse, N.Y. The Orange (19-3, 7-2 Big East Conference) halted a two-game losing streak that had dropped it three spots in the Associated Press rankings.
C.J. Fair had 18 points and 10 rebounds as Syracuse won its 36th consecutive home game, the longest active streak in the nation.
The Irish (18-5, 6-4) had a three-game winning streak stopped.
AP poll Indiana (20-2) became the fifth different No. 1 team in the last five weeks after beating former No. 1 Michigan on Saturday. The Wolverines (20-2) fell to third.
AP poll Baylor (20-1) was No. 1 for the fifth consecutive week.
Stanford (20-2) remained at No. 4, and Cal (19-2) stayed at No. 6.
Sacramento State Guard Fantasia Hilliard (Sacramento High School) was named Big Sky Co-Player of the Week with Montana forward Katie Baker, the conference announced.
Hillard, who also received the honor last month, averaged 17.5 points, 8.0 assists, 6.5 rebounds and 6.0 steals in wins over Northern Arizona and Southern Utah.
Jurisprudence A Cal State Fullerton assistant coach and her fiance were found shot to death in a car at their Irvine condominium complex, and authorities said they have no motive or suspects.
Monica Quan, 28, and her fiance, USC public safety officer Keith Lawrence, 27, were found dead about 9 p.m. Sunday, police said.