North Dakota vs Houston Baptist

Houston Baptist 69, North Dakota 62

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HOUSTON (AP) - Art Bernardi scored 19 points, including five straight during the final 72 seconds, to lead Houston Baptist to a 69-62 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night.

Bernardi broke a 60-60 tie with a pair of free throws and followed with a three-point play to help the Huskies (7-14, 1-3 Great West) snap a four-game losing streak.

Terry Bembry added 17 points for Houston Baptist.

Troy Huff led North Dakota (10-11, 2-2) with 18 points, including a dunk that tied the game at 60 with 2:30 to play. Jordan Allard added 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Both teams shot 41 percent from the floor, but North Dakota hit just 14 of 26 free throws and committed 21 turnovers, leading to 27 points for the Huskies.

Bernardi's five-point spurt broke what was the 11th tie in a back-and-forth contest that saw six lead changes.

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Scoreboard
North Dakota (10-11)303262
Houston Baptist (7-14) «274269

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North Dakota Sioux
P. Mitchell, F161-20-02053
B. Brekke, C283-72-411038
J. Webb, G344-70-043210
T. Huff, G316-146-1263218
A. Anderson, G242-52-24336
J. Allard234-94-5100312
J. Schuler221-70-12103
M. Wilmer110-10-20040
L. Antwi101-10-00002
M. Mathison10-00-00000
Totals 22-5314-2643102262
 41.5%53.8% 
Houston Baptist Huskies
T. Bembry, F357-133-564317
A. Bernardi, F307-145-561419
A. Hill, G251-50-05012
M. Davis, G232-52-35137
M. Smith, G201-44-42116
J. Evans242-40-03305
T. Russell155-90-120310
D. Hobaugh140-50-02010
J. Latas90-23-42033
L. Thomas50-00-01020
Totals 25-6117-2235102169
 41%77.3% 

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315
 
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