Benson’s 15 points, 11 rebounds key Oakland win
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP)—Keith Benson scored 15 points on 7-for-8 field-goal shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds for Oakland, which beat Southern Utah 78-62 on Thursday night.
Oakland (19-11, 12-5 Summit) built a 45-30 halftime lead and outshot Southern Utah for the game 52 percent (29-for-56) to 41 percent (21-for-51). The Golden Grizzlies also had a 32-26 rebounding edge.
Johnathon Jones had 17 points and five assists for Oakland, and Erik Kangas added 16 points.
Davis Baker scored 14 points, and Cory Davis added 11 for the Thunderbirds (10-18, 8-9). John Clifford had nine points and eight rebounds.