San Diego 67, S. Utah 53

Johnny Dee scored 17 points, Chris Anderson added 13 points, six

assists and five steals and San Diego cruised past Southern Utah on

the road Tuesday night for a 67-53 win.

San Diego (4-5) jumped out to a 14-4 lead when Mike Davis hit a

lay-up with 12:37 remaining in the half and led 36-22 when the two

teams headed to the locker room at halftime. Southern Utah cut the

Toreros lead to three at 39-36 when Jayson Cheesman hit a pair of

free throws with 12:06 to go but that’s as close as the

Thunderbirds got.

The Toreros held Southern Utah (2-6) to just 35.1 percent from

the field and forced 16 turnovers while out-rebounding the

Thunderbirds 43-31.

Damon Heuir scored 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished

out five assists to lead Southern Utah and teammate Jackson

Stevenett had 13 points and eight rebounds.