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Layup lifts Charlotte over No. 14 Michigan 63-61
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Terrence Williams put back his own miss with 0.4 seconds left, giving Charlotte a stunning 63-61 victory over No. 14 Michigan on Sunday night in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Michigan's Mitch McGary tied the game at 61 on a layup with 9 seconds left, but Charlotte quickly pushed the ball up the floor. Williams missed a layup but got his own rebound and scored.
Denzel Ingram had 12 points and Willie Clayton added 10 points and 15 rebounds to lead the 49ers. Pierria Henry chipped in 11 points. Charlotte's Shawn Lester was named to the all-tournament team.
The title was the 49ers (5-1) second early-season tournament win in two seasons. Charlotte won the Great Alaska Shootout last season.
Nik Stauskas, who was named the tournament's most valuable player, finished with 20 points to lead Michigan (4-2). Caris LeVert added 11 points.