Scores

Final

Idaho State 54

(3-11, 2-3 Big Sky)

Southern Utah 53

(5-10, 3-3 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 12, 2013

    Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah

    1 2 T
    IDST 26 2854
    SUU 28 2553

    Top Performers

    Idaho State: T. Sanchez 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Southern Utah: J. Stevenett 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Blk

    Idaho St. 54, S. Utah 53

    Associated Press

    CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Tomas Sanchez scored 18 points, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and Idaho State held on for a 54-53 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night.

    Sanchez also dished out five assists for Idaho State (3-11, 2/3 Big Sky).

    Chris Hansen scored 17 to help the winning cause and Melvin Morgan scored 10.

    Idaho State survived despite shooting just 34 percent from the floor and 59.3 percent from the free-throw line.

    Damon Heuir scored 17 points to lead Southern Utah (5-10, 3-3). Jackson Stevenett scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

    Southern Utah had a 43-34 rebounding advantage, but shot just 32.1 percent from the floor.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IDST
    SUU
    Points 54 53
    FG Made-Attempted 16-47 (.340) 18-56 (.321)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-27 (.593) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 9

    2012-13 Season

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