Improving to 8-4, the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Miami Heat, 137-134, in overtime at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday.

Though he only scored three points, Purdue Boilermaker Dakota Mathias picked the right time to make his presence felt, burying a 3-pointer to move the 76ers ahead, 134-132, with 26.1 seconds to play in the extra frame.

Kansas Jayhawk Joel Embiid was the game’s leading scorer, tallying 45 points, to go along with 16 rebounds.

Kentucky Wildcat Tyler Herro poured in a team-high 34 points for the Heat, with Michigan Wolverine Duncan Robinson adding 26.

Mathias, a product of Elida (Ohio) High School, who played for the Boilermakers from 2014-18, ranks second in school history with 250 3-pointers, trailing only Carsen Edwards (281).

Currently in a four-way tie for fifth-place in the Big Ten Conference, head coach Matt Painter and Purdue (8-5, 3-3) will travel to Bloomington to battle the rival Indiana Hoosiers, who possess an identical record, at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday on FS1.