RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP)Drake Allen scored 15 points and Tevian Jones scored 12 and Southern Utah beat Cal Baptist 72-71 on Wednesday.
Jones converted a three-point play for the Thunderbirds with a minute to go for the 72-71 advantage and Cal Baptist missed its last two shots, final pair of foul shots and committed a turnover.
Allen made half his 14-shot attempts for Southern Utah (16-7, 8-2 Western Athletic Conference), Jones grabbed eight rebounds and Jason Spurgin scored 11.
Taran Armstrong finished with 25 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Lancers (13-10, 5-5). Riley Battin added 13 points and Hunter Goodrick 11.
These two teams both play Saturday. Southern Utah visits Utah Tech while Cal Baptist hosts Abilene Christian.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.