Utah Valley vs Houston Baptist

Houston Baptist 76, Utah Valley St. 74

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CHICAGO (AP) - Rob Lewis scored 24 points, and Art Bernardi had 17 points and 12 rebounds to help Houston Baptist beat Utah Valley 76-74 in double overtime Thursday in the first round of the Great West Conference tournament.

Lewis had four 3-pointers, including one with 2 seconds remaining to give Houston Baptist the win. Marcel Smith scored 18 points for No. 4 seed Houston Baptist (13-16).

The score was tied at 27 at halftime and at 55 at the end of regulation. The first OT ended with a 64 tie.

No. 5 seed Utah Valley shot 50 percent from the field for the game, while Houston Baptist shot 43.9 percent. Houston Baptist outrebounded Utah Valley 35-33.

Nick Thompson led Utah Valley (14-18) with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Jason Johnson had 20 points, Ben Aird scored 19 and Holton Hunsaker added 10.

Houston Baptist will play top-seeded NJIT on Friday.

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Utah Valley Wolverines
N. Thompson, F459-174-7134222
Z. Jones, F140-00-03000
B. Aird, C488-132-472319
J. Johnson, G476-137-854220
H. Hunsaker, G394-90-124410
T. Brown350-10-02050
K. Enos201-31-10003
W. Sinclair20-00-00000
Totals 28-5614-2133141674
 50%66.7% 
Houston Baptist Huskies
A. Bernardi, F438-160-1120317
C. Joyce, F150-10-06030
M. Smith, G416-133-342118
A. Hill, G350-40-10140
J. Harper, G172-40-01036
D. Womack383-81-18237
R. Lewis379-172-201224
D. Bowden191-32-31134
L. Thomas50-00-00000
Totals 29-668-113572276
 43.9%72.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-121-777
New Mex. St.10-324-562
Grand Canyon10-321-9148
UMKC7-615-15185
Seattle5-813-15265
Utah Valley5-813-15213
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1110-20319
Chicago St.1-126-24312

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New Orleans12-417-10168
Texas A&M-CC11-518-9153
SF Austin11-516-12199
Hou. Baptist10-615-12182
Sam Houston9-718-11192
Lamar8-816-13248
SE Louisiana8-915-15261
Nicholls St.7-914-15242
Abil Chr.7-913-14264
C. Arkansas7-108-22290
Incarn Word6-1011-16311
Nwestern St.5-1111-16318
McNeese St.4-127-20309
 
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