The Detroit Pistons were missing Rip Hamilton, Rasheed Wallace and Allen Iverson due to injuries and lost in Dallas Tuesday night 103-101. The Pistons never led and trailed by 14 points beginning the 14th quarter.
In the NIT, Penn State from the Big Ten, playing at home, had to go overtime to knock out George Mason, 77-73. Talor Battle hit a 3-pointer at the end of regulation to force the extra session. Penn State now has a 23-10 record.
In the new Collegesports.com tournament, Oakland University rallied at home to beat Kent State 80-73. DeWitt's Eric Kangas had 23 points and Okemos' Johnathon Jones had nine.
And in the NCAA play in game in Dayton, Ohio, Morehead State beat Alabama State 58-43. Morehead State stays in Dayton to play overall number one seed Louisville on Friday.