Scores

Final

North Dakota St 68

(7-6, 1-2 Summit)

Southern Utah 77

(4-9, 1-2 Summit)

    9:00 PM ET, December 30, 2010

    Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah

    1 2 T
    NDSU 33 3568
    SUU 38 3977

    Top Performers

    North Dakota St: M. Tveidt 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Southern Utah: K. Davis 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    S. Utah 77, N. Dakota St. 68

    Associated Press

    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.

    Kyle Davis contributed 16 points and Matt Massey 14 for the Thunderbirds (4-9, 1-2 Summit).

    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.

    Southern Utah trailed 19-16 midway through the first half. But consecutive baskets by Davis, Damon Heuir and Jordan Weirick turned the deficit into a 22-19 edge.

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    SUU
    Points 68 77
    FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 28-59 (.475)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 2-6 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-33 (.727) 19-30 (.633)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 30 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 9

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