Southern Utah Rolls In Second Half, Beats Bowling Green

Nov 24, 2021, 1:33 PM | Updated: 1:39 pm
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Southern Utah forward Maizen Fausett (Courtesy of Southern Utah Athletics)
(Courtesy of Southern Utah Athletics)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Southern Utah men’s basketball team rolled in the second half to beat the Bowling Green Falcons at the Fort Myers Tip-Off.

The Thunderbirds and Falcons played at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers, Florida on Wednesday, November 24.

SUU beat Bowling Green, 87-73.

After the T-Birds and Falcons battled through the first 20 minutes of action, Southern Utah dominated after the halftime break.

SUU took a 42-38 lead into the locker room at the break.

Over the final 20 minutes of game time, the Thunderbirds outscored the Falcons by double-digits to come away with a 14-point victory.

Southern Utah finished the contest shooting 48.3 percent from the field, including 34.6 percent from beyond the arc.

John Knight III led the T-Birds with 19 points.

Tevian Jones and Maizen Fausett combined for 30 points. Marquis Moore added 10 points off the bench.

With the win, the Thunderbirds improved to a 3-3 record this season.

Southern Utah’s next game is on the road against the Eastern Washington Eagles on Thursday, December 2 at 7 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN+.

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