LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- David Pak dropped in two free throws with 4.4
seconds remaining to push Utah State University to a 65-64 win over
Oral Roberts Tuesday night.
Jaycee Carroll scored 17 points, 15 of them in the second half,
for the Aggies (5-3) to go along with 16 from Pak.
ORU took its first lead of the game at 64-63 with 25 seconds
remaining on a 3-pointer by Tutt, his fourth 3-pointer in the
game's final four minutes.
ORU's Eric Fowlkes missed a free throw after USU was unable to
Scrambling for a final shot, Pak was fouled and dropped in his
only free throw attempts of the game.
Tutt scored 21 of his 29 points in the second half, shooting
7-of-12 from beyond the 3-point arc.
Trailing by as many as 18 points in the first half, the Golden
Eagles got to 48-46 with 7:30 remaining when Green wrestled up an
inside shot. USU countered with a 3-foot jumper by Carroll and then
the teams traded baskets the rest of the way until the game's final
In the first half, USU ran out to a quick 19-5 lead, keyed by
three 3-pointers and a fast break tip-in by Pak. Both teams started
off the game shooting poorly, though USU ended the first half
shooting 44 percent, compared to ORU's 23 percent, and taking a
36-20 lead at halftime.