Southern Utah vs

S. Utah 81, S. Dakota 75


VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Jackson Stevenett scored a career-high 26 points, and Southern Utah erased a 10-point deficit in the final 5:28 of regulation and went on to beat South Dakota 81-75 in overtime Wednesday.

Stevenett had five points during the 15-3 run, capping it with a jumper that gave the Thunderbirds (6-6, 1-1 Summit League) a 70-68 lead with 43 seconds left. Louie Krogman hit two free throws for the Coyotes (5-7, 0-3) with 28 seconds remaining to tie it.

Ray Jones Jr., who had 16 points and nine assists, missed a layup that would have won it in regulation, but Southern Utah never trailed in overtime. Damon Heuir (14 points) hit a key 3-pointer before the Thunderbirds put the game away with free throws.

Krogman led the Coyotes with 21 points, and Charlie Westbrook scored 20. It was the first-ever meeting between the schools, which play again Jan. 28 at Southern Utah.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Southern Utah (6-6) «37331181
South Dakota (5-7)2941575

Related Video

July 31, 2015
Big 12 Summer School (1:34)
July 30, 2015
Gary Parrish on the Ball brothers from California
July 29, 2015
Big East Hoops Summer School
July 28, 2015
Prospect Profile: Harry Giles
Southern Utah Thunderbirds
J. Stevenett, F4310-184-432326
R. Taylor, F324-103-451311
M. Massey, C241-21-22053
D. Heuir, G435-101-263314
R. Jones, Jr., G434-108-1069116
J. Scott213-63-43039
J. Johnson111-10-21122
W. Collie70-00-02100
C. Nsenki10-00-00100
Totals 28-5720-2839182081
R. Andreotti, F271-30-04152
T. Gruis, C264-73-580511
L. Krogman, G417-174-634221
C. Westbrook, G395-149-1243420
S. Tecker, G383-42-22218
A. Saint-Gelais232-54-51018
J. Boots212-40-03025
N. Hilliard IV60-10-00010
B. Bos30-10-00000
J. Bartling10-00-00000
Totals 24-5622-3033102175
Mid Continent
Oral Roberts12-223-11
Southern Utah6-816-14
Western Ill.3-117-23
Expanded Standings

Other games
Nwstern 54 Final
Ohio St 87
SHU 49 Final
Syracuse 75
GTOWN 71 Final
Louisville 68
Indiana 65 Final
Mich St 80
MOST 77 Final
LAM 64 Final
Kentucky 86
UConn 60 Final
S Florida 57
Miss St 52 Final
Baylor 54
CAR 75 Final
UNLV 124