The Judges outscored the Bears, 27-18, in the fourth quarter, with junior Jillian Petrie scoring nine of her career-high 18 in the stanza.
Collin Sawyer had 14 of his 20 points in the first half when the Judges nearly erased a 16-point deficit.
Brandeis men's basketball returns to Top 25, garners national attention from ESPN, NABC, Hoopdirt.com
The Judges are nationally ranked for the first time since 2013, were featured on the Sportscenter Top 10, and earned national Team and Coach of the Week honors.
Aaron Corin of track and field, Nolan Hagerty of men's basketball and Jessica Morales were all honored by the league
The Judges knocked off the Eagles thanks to Eric D'Aguanno's putback with 0.8 seconds left on the clock.
Both the men and the women defeated Wayne State and Drew. The women also narrowly lost to Northwestern, 14-13. Rookie Jessica Morales went 14-1 on the day.
Despite an 18-point, 11 rebound performance from Hannah Nicholson, the Judges weren't able to hold off the Eagles' charge.
Sophomore Anna Touitou ran the lead leg as the Judges finished a full second ahead of the runners-up.
The women defeated the Owls, 183-88 and the Bears, 195-82.
The Judges shot 54 percent from the field and 50 percent from 3-point range in their largest-ever win over Rochester in the 66th meeting between the teams. Nolan Hagerty had a career-high 18 points, five assists and four rebounds.
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