NEW ORLEANS -- Isaac Mack hit a jumper with 2.6 seconds remaining as New Orleans topped the New Jersey Institute of Technology 96-94 in triple overtime Monday night.
Lovell Cook added a career-high 32 points on 12-of-22 shooting for the Privateers (5-12), including three free throws in the final 11 seconds of regulation to force overtime.
NJIT (9-10) took a 94-92 advantage with 2:30 left in the third overtime, but Cook hit a jumper with 54 seconds remaining to tie it. Mack then knocked down his jump shot for the decisive 2-point edge.
Mack finished with seven points.
The teams exchanged the lead three times in the first overtime, with Cook hitting a jumper with 2 seconds remaining for a 78-78 tie.
New Orleans led by three points late in the second overtime until Ryan Woods' 3-pointer tied it 89-89 with 33 seconds remaining.
Woods led the Highlanders with 24 points.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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