CHICAGO -- Wendell Preadom hit two free throws with 2 seconds left in overtime to give Houston Baptist an 85-83 victory over Chicago State on Thursday night.
The Huskies (5-16, 4-1 Great West) led 83-78 in overtime, but the Cougars (6-17, 1-5) tied it with 14 seconds to go. After Preadom's foul shots, a last-second Chicago State shot was off the mark.
The Huskies led 76-74 in the waning seconds of regulation, but Chicago State's Brandan Smith hit an off-balance 15-footer off the glass at the buzzer to force overtime.
Houston Baptist led 43-37 at intermission.