Scores

Final

Southern Utah 61

(1-9, 0-1 Big Sky)

North Dakota 65

(4-8, 1-1 Big Sky)

9:35 PM ET, January 2, 2014

Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks, North Dakota

1 2 T
SUU 37 2461
UND 36 2965

Top Performers

Southern Utah: T. Kennedy 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

North Dakota: T. Huff 25 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Stl

North Dakota edges Southern Utah 65-61

Associated Press

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Troy Huff scored 25 points and hauled in 11 rebounds to help North Dakota edge Southern Utah 65-61 on Thursday night.

Huff, 9 of 16 from the field with two 3-pointers, got help from Jamal Webb, who scored all 14 of his points in the second half and gave North Dakota(4-8, 1-1 Big Sky) the go-ahead score with 2:04 left. North Dakota trailed 37-36 at the half but the kept the game close and secured the win with a 9-4 spurt in the final minutes.

It was Southern Utah's debut Big Sky Conference game.

The Thunderbirds (1-9, 0-1) built a 25-16 lead in the first half with a 9-0 run that was snapped by a Huff 3-pointer and couldn't hold off North Dakota down the stretch.

Trey Kennedy led Southern Utah with 20 points and John Marshall contributed 10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SUU
UND
Points 61 65
FG Made-Attempted 22-47 (.468) 22-49 (.449)
3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 2-12 (.167)
FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 19-31 (.613)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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