LAS VEGAS -- Josh Castellanos scored just 11 points in the game, but they all came with less than 2:02 in overtime -- and at the free throw line -- as Gardner-Webb survived Morehead State 86-82 Friday in the Las Vegas Invitational.
Naji Hibbert led Gardner-Webb (4-4) with 23 points and Isaiah Ivey chipped in 17. Angelo Warner led Morehead State (6-3) with 22 points.Castellanos, a transfer graduate student, went 11 of 12 from the line, including the Bulldogs' last three points to ice it, as Gardner-Webb got out quickly in overtime and Morehead State was forced to foul repeatedly to stop the clock.Morehead held a 13-point halftime lead, but Gardner-Webb rallied with a 49 point second half. Ivey hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining in regulation to force the extra session.Tyrell Nelson added 15 points and 11 boards for the Bulldogs.
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LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 29: John Castellanos #3 of the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs and Jordan Percell #2 of the...