CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Ray Jones scored 18 points as Southern Utah stopped a two-game slide with a 77-68 victory over North Dakota State on Thursday night.
Michael Tveidt scored 16 points to pace the Bison (7-6, 1-2). Marshall Bjorklund hauled down a game-high 14 rebounds, and Mike Felt added 11 points on three 3-pointers and two free throws, and Freddy Coleman scored 10.
The lead peaked at 46-33 on Jones' jumper with 17:49 left. North Dakota State cut it to 58-56 on Drew Lundberg's layup with 4:49 to go but could get no closer.
North Dakota State held a 41-32 rebounding edge but committed 19 turnovers to 10 for Southern Utah.