Southern Utah beats Indiana-Purdue-Ft Wayne 78-62

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP)—Davis Baker scored 21 points and David Marek added 14 points and seven assists as Southern Utah defeated Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne 78-62 on Thursday night.

Jake Nielson scored 14 points off the bench, and Tyler Quinney had 12 for the Thunderbirds (3-4, 2-0 Summit), who shot 57 percent from the field.

David Carson led IPFW (3-4, 0-1) with 20 points. He was followed by Deilvez Yearby with 13 points and Ben Botts with 10.

A John Cliffords dunk off a Cory Davis assist gave Southern Utah its largest lead of the first half, 31-17, with 4:30 to play.

Botts hit a 3-pointer eight minutes into the second half, getting IPFW back within six points, 48-42. The Thunderbirds responded with a 10-3 run that included a jumper and two free throws by Nielson.

Baker hit two free throws to give Southern Utah its biggest lead, 76-58, with 1:02 remaining.

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 Top Performers
 IPFW
David Carson David Carson
6-8,  20 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Southern Utah
Davis Baker Davis Baker
6-13,  21 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists

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