Knight’s bucket lifts Southern Utah over Utah Valley 73-72
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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) John Knight III made a layup with 8 seconds left in the game and Southern Utah rallied last in a 73-72 victory over Utah Valley on Saturday.
Brandon Averette had given Utah Valley a 72-71 lead by sinking two free throws with 14 seconds to go before Knight answered for the Thunderbirds (5-4).
Trey Woodbury scored 19 for the Wolverines (4-7) with six rebounds. TJ Washington scored 14 but had seven of Utah Valley's 16 turnovers. Averette finished with 11 points and five assists.
Southern Utah won despite shooting 34% from the floor. The T-birds made 26 of 32 free throws. Utah Valley shot 47% overall and made 12 of 17 foul shots.
Updated December 7, 2019