S. Utah beats South Dakota St. in overtime

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP)—Jake Nielson hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime, and Davis Baker scored eight points in the extra period to lead Southern Utah to an 85-80 Summit League win over South Dakota State on Saturday night.

Baker scored 22 points for the Thunderbirds (6-12, 4-3 Summit), who shot 67 percent from the field in the second half and 59 percent overall.

Nielson scored 21 points, including 17 in the second half, while Tyler Quinney had 20 points. John Clifford registered his fourth double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Clint Sargent led South Dakota State (8-12, 3-5) with 24 points.

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 South Dakota St.
Clint Sargent Clint Sargent
8-14,  24 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Southern Utah
Davis Baker Davis Baker
6-8,  22 Pts
9 Rebs, 2 Assists

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