Mamukelashvili shot at buzzer lifts Seton Hall over Butler

Butler forward Jordan Tucker (1) shoots with Seton Hall forward Sandro Mamukelashvili (23) defending during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sandro Mamukelashvili hit an off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer to give No. 16 Seton Hall a stunning 74-72 victory over No. 21 Butler.

The game-winning shot came on an inbounds play after the officials reviewed missed shot by Quincy McKnight and added two tenths of a second, putting 0.6 on the clock. McKnight inbounded the ball and Mamukelashvili caught it and tossed it at the basket. It hit the rim and rolled in breaking a two-game losing streak for the Pirates (19-7, 11-3 Big East).

Butler (19-7, 7-7) had made three 3-pointers in the final 64 seconds to wipe out a five-point deficit.