Knight’s bucket lifts Southern Utah over Utah Valley 73-72
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).
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.