Utah Valley State beats Norfolk State 75-68

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP)—Utah Valley held on to beat Norfolk State 75-68 in the opening round of the Bobcat 6th Man Club Classic on Sunday.

Ryan Toolson scored 20 points for Utah Valley and also had six rebounds, six assists and two steals in the game at Montana State University.

Michael DeLoach led Norfolk State with 23 points and also had five rebounds. Corey Lyons added 19 points.

Utah Valley led 37-22 at halftime after Norfolk State committed nine turnovers in the first 20 minutes. In the second half, Utah Valley led by as much as 22 points. Lyons cut their lead to seven by scoring a field goal with 1:28 left.

Utah Valley will play Montana State in Monday’s championship game. Norfolk will play Lethbridge, which lost to Montana State 89-60.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Norfolk St.
Michael Deloach Michael Deloach
8-18,  23 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Utah Valley St.
Ryan Toolson Ryan Toolson
5-11,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 6 Assists

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