Jacksonville's Rubio Tanner hit back-to-back 3s to tie it at 49 and the lead traded hands with neither team leading by more than three until Blackmon scored five straight for an 86-83 Lions' lead with 18 seconds left. The teams traded two free throws apiece and JD Notae made 1 of 2 to bring the Dolphins within 89-88 with two seconds to go. Emanuel Littles iced it with two from the line and Notae's 3 at the buzzer missed.
Notae scored 25 points, Jace Hogan added 16 and David Bell had 14 with 13 rebounds for Jacksonville (8-11, 1-3).
Winston, Michigan State hold off Bradley 76-65
Cassius Winston scored 26 points and second-seeded Michigan State held off Bradley 76-65 on Thursday in the opening round of the East Region.
Kabengele wanted to inspire teammates with monster dunk
Mfiondu Kabengele chats with Michele Steele about his crazy dunk after Florida State takes down Vermont in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Pearl: NM State 'quickest team we've seen all year'
Bruce Pearl breaks down the final minute of regulation as his Auburn Tigers survive a tough New Mexico State in the first round of the NCAA tournament.