Scores

Final

SWBapt 80

 

Utah 79

(0-1, 0-1 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 15, 2008

    Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

    1 2 T
    SWB 42 3880
    UTAH 36 4379

    Top Performers

    Southwest Baptist: N. Kovacevich 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Utah: L. Nevill 28 Pts, 14 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Blk

    SW Baptist 80, Utah 79

    Associated Press

    EDs: APNewsNow.

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Tomas Brock scored 16 points to lead five Southwest Baptist players in double-figures as the Division II Bearcats beat Utah 80-79 in the season opener for both teams Saturday.

    The Bearcats made 16 three-pointers and led most of the game, while the Utes missed 11 free throws.

    The Utes trailed by one after Brock missed a shot with 10 seconds remaining. With no timeouts remaining, Utah's Lawrence Borha missed a wild runner with about three seconds left.

    It was believed to be the Bearcats' first victory over a Division I team.

    Utah?s Luke Nevill scored 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and made two free throws with 11.1 seconds left to pull the Utes to within one. But he also missed six foul shots.

    D?ante Harris and Brandon Clemons added 15 points for the Bearcats, and Nick Kovacevich had 14. Matt Rogers had 12 points and five rebounds, but fouled out in just 17 minutes.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SWB
    UTAH
    Points 80 79
    FG Made-Attempted 27-64 (.422) 24-54 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 16-32 (.500) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 27-38 (.711)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 5

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