S. Dakota 72, Utah Valley St. 70
Jake Thomas scored 21 points and South Dakota defeated Great
West Conference top seed Utah Valley 72-70 on Friday night in the
The Coyotes (18-14) set up a championship game meeting on
Saturday with North Dakota, which beat Houston Baptist in Friday’s
Louie Krogman had 12 for South Dakota. Mitchell Bouie’s only
basket of the game came with 1:03 to play and broke a 69-69 tie.
The game featured 17 lead changes.
Isiah Williams had 21 points to lead Utah Valley (19-11). Ben
Aird had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Wolverines.