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Tillotson's half-court shot wins game

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
  • Eastern York grad Austin Tillotson had 20 points and eight assists in Colgate's win on Sunday.
  • Tillotson leads Colgate in scoring (14.9 points per game), assists (5.2 per game) and steals (1.9 per game).

Austin Tillotson's halfcourt shot as time ran out gave Colgate a 93-90 overtime victory over Loyola-Maryland on Sunday.

Eastern York grad Austin Tillotson led Colgate in points, assists and steals this season.

After Andre Walker made a 3-pointer for Loyola with four seconds left, the Eastern York High School graduate heaved the game-winner from the center court. He was then swamped by his teammates.

Tillotson made 1 of 2 free throws with 10 seconds left before Walker's game-tying basket.

Sean O'Brien's basket tied it for Colgate (13-14, 9-7 Patriot) at 79-all with 31 seconds left in regulation before Eric Laster missed a short jumper to send it into overtime.

Tillotson, a 6-foot senior, finished with 20 points and eight assists on Senior Day. Tillotson's eight assists lifted him past Hasan Brown for tops on Colgate's season assists chart. He has 141 on the year.

Tillotson leads Colgate in scoring (14.9 points per game), assists (5.2 per game) and steals (1.9 per game).

Laster of was 10 of 15 from the field and 5 of 6 on 3-pointers for a career-high 26 points for the Greyhounds (8-19, 7-9).

Tillotson leaving his mark at Colgate