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State college basketball: BYU women win WCC opener

Published January 5, 2013 9:53 pm
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BYU 80, San Francisco 58 • The Cougars won their West Coast Conference opener in Provo. Morgan Baily and Ashley Garfield each had 14 points, and three other Cougars scored in double digits. BYU held San Francisco to 33 percent shooting.

Utah State 91, Idaho 85 • Devyn Christensen and Makenlee Williams scored 25 and 21 points, respectively, leading four Aggies in double-digit scoring for Utah State's win in Moscow, Idaho. The Aggies shot 50 percent from 3-point range.

Utah Valley 71, Texas Pan-American 66 (OT) • The Wolverines halted a Texas-Pan American rally and never trailed in overtime to hold on for win in Orem, led by Sammie Jensens' 21 points and 14 rebounds.

North Dakota 73, Weber State 49 • The Wildcats lost their first Big Sky road game in Grand Forks, N.D., downed by North Dakota's 45 points off the bench. Kia Rhodes tied a career high with 14 points in the losing effort.

Southern Utah 79, Sacramento State 71 • The Thunderbirds clinched a Big Sky win in Cedar City, helped by senior Kimie Hawkins' career-high 22 points.

Westminster 62, Montana Tech 48 • The Griffins extended their winning streak to six with a victory in Butte, Mont., led by Cydney Tibbitts' 12 points.

College of Southern Idaho 54, Salt Lake Community College 39 • The Bruins scored only 17 points in the first half en route to a conference loss in Salt Lake City. Natalie Parsons led SLCC with 14 points and nine rebounds.

Men's basketball

Southern Utah 89, Northern Arizona 77 • Damon Heuir scored a season-high 30 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Southern Utah to a win in Flagstaff, Ariz. Jackson Stevenett added 14 points.

NJIT 57, Utah Valley 52 • The Wolverines lost in Orem despite and 26 points from Ben Aird.

Montana Tech 75, Westminster 68 • The Griffins lost in Butte, Mont., shooting only 39.1 percent from the floor.

Salt Lake Community College 89, College of Southern Idaho 73 • The Bruins turned a 44-29 halftime lead into a dominating conference win in Salt Lake City. Skyler Halford had a game-high 25 points for SLCC.






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