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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.

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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
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