Utah Valley State vs Houston Baptist

Utah Valley St. 68, Houston Baptist 66


HOUSTON (AP) - Utah Valley had four players score in double-digits and Houston Baptist's rally fell short as the Wolverines won 68-66 Saturday night.

Isiah Williams scored 16 points and Ben Aird added 13 for Utah Valley (15-10), which nearly relinquished a 65-61 lead with 1:22 remaining. Houston Baptist (7-15) got to within 67-66 on a 3-pointer from Jonathan Evans with 11 seconds left. After succumbing to a Houston Baptist foul, Keith Thompson made the first free throw and missed the second, allowing Geddes Robinson to grab the offensive board to seal the win.

The Huskies led 61-60 with 2:48 remaining after Terry Bembry netted a free throw, but the Wolverines retaliated with five unanswered points. Bembry led all scorers with 17 points on 6 of 9 shooting.

Houston Baptist only led twice in the second half and trailed 31-27 at halftime. Marcus Davis added 13 points for the Huskies.

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Utah Valley State Wolverines
G. Robinson, F364-70-16448
K. Thompson, F274-73-540311
B. Aird, C335-103-4141413
H. Hunsaker, G362-102-42227
I. Williams, G346-151-133116
A. Hubbard195-70-123210
T. Brown61-10-00103
Z. Jones30-00-00110
K. Woods II30-00-00000
W. Sinclair20-00-00000
R. Fannon10-00-01000
Totals 27-579-1633151768
Houston Baptist Huskies
T. Bembry, F366-95-870217
A. Bernardi, F72-20-03054
M. Davis, G355-103-361414
A. Hill, G241-50-01113
M. Smith, G221-22-23504
J. Latas213-72-56018
J. Evans182-90-00135
T. Russell163-51-12217
L. Thomas131-30-03012
D. Hobaugh81-20-00002
Totals 25-5413-1933101866
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