CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP)Jason Spurgin’s 20 points helped Southern Utah defeat Cal Baptist 81-71 on Friday night.

Spurgin finished 9 of 12 from the field for the Thunderbirds (20-11, 12-6 Western Athletic Conference). Drake Allen added 15 points while finishing 7 of 11 from the floor, and they also had eight assists. Maizen Fausett was 4 of 6 shooting (2 for 3 from distance) to finish with 12 points.

The Lancers (16-15, 7-10) were led by Riley Battin, who recorded 19 points. Cal Baptist also got 15 points from Scotty Washington. Malik Wade also recorded 11 points and seven rebounds.

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