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S Utah edges E Washington 66-62 in OT

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- Brandon Better scored 13 points with four 3-pointers, Jamal Aytes added 11 points and Southern Utah beat Eastern Washington 66-62 in overtime on Saturday.
Via AP on Yahoo
1 day ago

Southern Utah picks up first conference victory, 81-75

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- Brandon Better scored 19 points, Jadon Cohee 18 and Southern Utah defeated Northern Arizona 81-75 on Saturday for the Thunderbirds' first Big Sky Conference victory this season.
Via AP on Yahoo
8 days ago

Sabrina Ionescu helps No. 9 Oregon beat Southern Utah 98-38

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 16 points and 12 assists, and Lexi Bando scored 17 points to help No. 9 Oregon overpower Southern Utah 98-38 on Saturday. Ionescu had her fifth double-double of the season and the Ducks (8-1) won their fifth in a row. Ruthy Hebard added 13 points, and Mallory McGwire had 10. Breanu Reid had 11 points for the Thunderbirds (1-8). They have lost...
Via MyNorthwest.com
December 09, 2017

Southern Utah tops winless Cal Poly 20-14

Cedar City • Patrick Tyler threw for 223 yards and a touchdown and Southern Utah rolled to a 20-14 victory over winless Cal Poly on Saturday night. Tyler was 23-of-30 passing and connected with Terrance Beasley on a 26-yard touchdown that stretched Southern Utah’s lead to 17-7 early in the second quarter. Earlier, Jay Green had a 55-yard touchdown run with 4:36 left in the first...
Via Jazz Notes
October 08, 2017

Onwuasor helps lead S. Utah to first win at Big Sky tourney

RENO, Nev. (AP) Randy Onwuasor scored a career-best and tournament record 43 points and Southern Utah won its first-ever game in the Big Sky tourney, outlasting Montana State 109-105 in triple overtime. Montana State led 42-29 at halftime only to have Onwuasor lead the Thunderbirds' comeback. Eleventh-seeded Southern Utah (6-26) faces No. 2 seed Weber State (17-12), the defending...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Idaho clinches Big Sky bye, beats Southern Utah, 84-75

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Victor Sanders and Arkadiy Mkrtychyan combined to score 43 points and Idaho clinched a first-round bye in the Big Sky Conference by beating Southern Utah, 84-75 in the regular season finale Saturday. The victory wraps up a third-place finish for the Vandals, behind North Dakota and Eastern Washington. Idaho plays the winner of a game between the conference...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington tied atop Big Sky with 91-75 win

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 32 points and Eastern Washington pulled away in the second half for a 91-75 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday night. The Eagles (21-9, 13-4 Big Sky) conclude their regular season at Northern Arizona on Saturday for a chance to clinch at least a share of the conference title. Eastern Washington is tied with North Dakota atop the...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

NAU loses Big Sky opener to hot-shooting Southern Utah

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Randy Onwuasor had 37 points and James McGee had 32, both career highs, as Southern Utah beat Northern Arizona 93-80 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.McGee's 3-pointer with 4:58 left gave the Thunderbirds (3-11) a double-digit lead for good at 82-70. They extended to their largest lead at 89-74 and snapped a seven-game skid.Onwuasor...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Onwuasor, McGee set career highs in SUU's 93-80 win over NAU

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Randy Onwuasor had 37 points and James McGee had 32, both career highs, and Southern Utah beat Northern Arizona 93-80 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. McGee's 3-pointer with 4:58 left gave the Thunderbirds (3-11) a double-digit lead for good at 82-70. They extended to their largest lead at 89-74 and snapped a seven-game skid. ...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State hangs on to beat Southern Utah 92-82

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jalen James scored 23 points and Ryan Welage had 22 points and nine boards as San Jose St. beat Southern Utah 92-82 on Wednesday night. James was 6 of 10 from the field and Welage was 8 of 13 including five 3-pointers for the Spartans (7-4). Gary Williams Jr. added 17 points and five rebounds and Brandon Clarke had 15 points and four rebounds. San Jose State...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown scores career-high 26, LMU beats Southern Utah 75-68

LOS ANGELES (AP) Brandon Brown had a career-high 26 points on Thursday night and Steven Haney made four free throws in the final 13 seconds to help Loyola Marymount hold off Southern Utah 75-68. The Lions (3-3) had their largest lead at 40-24 late in the first half and matched it at 44-28 with 17:30 left in the game. The Thunderbirds (2-7) steadily clawed their way back into...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland controls Southern Utah in 78-68 win

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) Martez Walker scored 19 points and had nine boards and Jalen Hayes added 15 points and nine rebounds to send Oakland past Southern Utah 78-68 on Saturday. Isaiah Brock's dunk with 10:22 remaining gave Oakland (8-1) a 61-37 lead that was never threatened. James McGee's free throw with 22 seconds remaining marked the only time Southern Utah (2-6) faced a single...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Calloway leads Southern Utah in 101-56 rout of Life Pacific

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Freshman Jacob Calloway scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Christian Musoko scored 17 points and Southern Utah routed Life Pacific College 101-56 on Saturday night. Randy Onwuasor's layup broke an 8-all tie and the Thunderbirds outscored the Warriors 35-5 over the next three minutes for a 45-13 lead. Race Parsons hit Southern Utah's fifth 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Sellers, House lead Ball State past Southern Utah, 94-83

LAS VEGAS (AP) Sean Sellers had 18 points and five assists, Franko House scored 16 and Ball State pulled away in the second half for a 94-83 win over Southern Utah on Wednesday. Tayler Persons added 14 points and Trey Moses scored 13 with eight rebounds. Southern Utah scored the first six points, including five by Race Parsons, of the second half to take a 41-35 lead, but Ball...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler, Sharp shine as Southern Utah beats NAU 48-21

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Patrick Tyler threw five touchdown passes, tying Southern Utah's single-game record, Mike Sharp became the school's career leader with 29 TD receptions and the Thunderbirds beat Northern Arizona 48-21 on Saturday in the season finale for both teams. Tyler completed 20 of 35 for 288 yards with one interception and Sharp had 139 yards receiving with three scores...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah rolls past Bethesda 108-82

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Randy Onwuasor scored 26 points and Southern Utah beat Division II Bethesda 108-92 on Friday night. Onwuasor was 6 of 14 from the floor and made 14 free throws. Race Parsons had 17 points, Jacob Calloway added 14 points and Brayden Holker chipped in 12 points for Southern Utah (1-2) in its home opener. Ivan Madunic grabbed 12 rebounds and finished with eight...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Agbeko leads SLU to first win of Travis Ford era

ST. LOUIS -- Reggie Agbeko had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Davell Roby added 17 points to lead Saint Louis to a rugged 88-76 win over Southern Utah on Monday night, giving Travis Ford his first victory as coach of the Billikens.The game featured 64 fouls and 91 free throws. The Thunderbirds had 34 fouls and four players fouled out.Saint Louis (1-1) closed the first half with an...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah cruises 38-21 over Montana State

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Patrick Tyler threw for 231 yards and three touchdowns and Southern Utah sent Montana State to its sixth straight loss, 38-21 on Saturday. Malik Brown added 64 yards rushing with a touchdown and Logan Parker, Cameron Chambers, and Steven Wroblewski all had receiving scores for the Thunderbirds (5-4, 4-3 Big Sky). Montana State kept it interesting in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah rolls up 610 yards, beats Idaho State 52-27

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) James Felila and Malik Brown each rushed for two touchdowns and Southern Utah scored 21 third-quarter points to break away for a 52-27 victory over Idaho State on Saturday. Southern Utah led 38-13 after Felila scored from 22 yards and 2 yards and, two plays after Mike Needham made an interception, Patrick Tyler connected with Cameron Chamber down the left...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah downs UC Davis 24-3

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Patrick Tyler threw for 183 yards and ran for a score as Southern Utah downed UC Davis 24-3 on Saturday night. Malik Brown ran for 58 yards and a score for the Thunderbirds (3-2, 2-1 Big Sky Conference). Raysean Pringle added 52 yards rushing and another touchdown. Brown scored on an 11-yard run to cap an 80-yard second-quarter drive for a 7-0 lead and Tyler...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Collet's interception seals S. Utah's 28-23 win over SE La.

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Tyler Collet made a diving interception to thwart a late Southeastern Louisiana rally as Southern Utah held on for a 28-23 win on Saturday night. Southeastern Louisiana pulled to within five when Justin Alo hit Juwan Dickey on a 20-yard scoring strike with 3:33 left in the game. The Lions got the ball back with 1:12 remaining. With 54 seconds left, Josh Thornton...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Williams, defense leads Utah to 24-0 win over Southern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Troy Williams threw for 272 yards and two touchdowns as Utah opened the season with a 24-0 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday evening. Fans got their first glimpse of the revamped Utah offense, which included a new full-time starter at quarterback for the first time since 2012. The Utes have new starters at every offensive skill position. Williams showed...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah talent still regarded across Big Sky

(STATS) - Not so fast, the cupboard isn't bare at Southern Utah. The defending champions may not be the popular pick when the Big Sky football polls are released Tuesday, but people in the conference still recognize the strong talent in the Thunderbirds' program even after they graduated some dominant players and lost their head coach. In the nation's largest FCS conference, the...
Via FOX Sports
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lions add S Miles Killebrew of Southern Utah in 4th round

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Miles Killebrew was about to leave for his college graduation when his day suddenly became even more exciting. Killebrew was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round Saturday, and the safety from Southern Utah was almost overflowing with enthusiasm when he spoke to reporters on a conference call moments later. By that time, he was in the car, on his...
Via AP on Fox
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah's Killebrew goes to Lions in 4th round

(STATS) - At the NFL combine, Deion Sanders approached Miles Killebrew to meet and give him a hug. Killebrew, the strong safety from Southern Utah, thought it should be the other way around. Many people around the NFL think highly of Killebrew, none more so than the Detroit Lions, who selected him in the fourth round of the draft with the 111th overall pick Saturday. The 6-foot...
Via FOX Sports
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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