Scores

Final 2OT

Utah Valley 74

(14-18, 3-5 WAC)

Houston Baptist 76

(13-16, 3-5 Southland)

6:00 PM ET, March 14, 2013

Jones Convocation Center, Chicago, Illinois

1 2 OT 2OT T
UVU 27 28 9 1074
HBU 27 28 9 1276

Top Performers

Utah Valley: N. Thompson 22 Pts, 13 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Houston Baptist: A. Bernardi 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

Houston Baptist 76, Utah Valley St. 74

Associated Press

CHICAGO -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
UVU
HBU
Points 74 76
FG Made-Attempted 28-56 (.500) 29-66 (.439)
3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 10-22 (.455)
FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 8-11 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 3

2012-13 Season

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