Southern Utah vs California Riverside

UC Riverside 57, S. Utah 52

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Phil Martin scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:29 remaining, as UC Riverside defeated Southern Utah 57-52 Saturday night.

Martin's jumper gave the Highlanders (12-15) their first lead of the second half, 52-50, and Daymond Cowlah added a free throw to extend the lead to three points. A basket by Jackson Stevenett pulled Southern Utah (13-15) within 53-52 with 26 seconds left, but Martin and Cowlah each hit a pair of free throws down the stretch to clinch the victory.

The final score in the BracketBusters matchup equaled Riverside's biggest lead of the game, while the Thunderbirds' biggest lead was six.

Ray Jones Jr. scored 18 points for Southern Utah, which hit just 5 of 23 shots in the second half. Stevenett added 13 points and Matt Massey had 10.

Cowlah and David Chavarria had 10 points each for Riverside.

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
J. Stevenett, F405-132-381313
W. Collie, F171-60-04133
M. Massey, C203-74-430410
D. Heuir, G400-80-04120
R. Jones, Jr., G365-104-424518
R. Taylor221-22-24034
T. Koehler80-10-00000
J. Jeffery60-00-01000
J. Johnson60-02-22012
J. Scott50-12-20012
Totals 15-4816-173172252
 31.3%94.1% 
California Riverside Highlanders
K. Bradshaw, F283-72-26048
E. Berry, F201-50-05023
P. Martin, G357-175-763121
D. Cowlah, G333-43-670210
K. Nitoto, G240-30-04110
D. Chavarria263-74-751310
A. Quick221-42-22345
T. Burke60-00-01020
H. Gaines60-00-10100
Totals 18-4716-253991957
 38.3%64% 
Mid Continent
Oral Roberts12-223-11
Oakland10-419-14
Valparaiso9-516-15
IUPUI7-715-15
Southern Utah6-816-14
UMKC6-812-20
Centenary3-1110-21
Western Ill.3-117-23
Expanded Standings

Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hawaii13-328-680
UC Irvine13-328-1075
LBSU12-420-1579
UCSB11-518-1398
UC Davis6-1011-19281
UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236
CSFullerton3-1310-20290
 
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MU 79 Final
UConn 64
Wich St 91 Final
DAVID 74
UNLV 45 Final
N Mexico 65
Florida St 76 Final
NCST 62
MD 44 Final
Virginia 71
K-State 57 Final
Baylor 56
Missouri 71 Final
Tx A&M 62
SDSU 56 Final
AF 58
Ole Miss 62 Final
Kentucky 77
CLEM 52 Final
NC 74
Florida 98 Final
Arkansas 68
STMA 51 Final
MRST 65
GTOWN 63 Final
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GONZ 65 Final
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TXTCH 50 Final
Kansas 83
Ohio St 51 Final
Michigan 56
ND 74 Final
NOVA 70