Utah Valley edges North Dakota 67-64

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OREM, Utah (AP)—Ben Aird had 19 points, including a go-ahead dunk with 16 seconds left, and Utah Valley beat North Dakota 67-64 on Saturday night.

Aird put the Wolverines ahead 65-64. Isiah Williams made two free throws with 3 seconds left to complete the scoring.

Holton Hunsaker added 15 points for the Great West Conference-leading UVU (17-10, 9-1).

Josh Schuler led North Dakota (13-12, 5-3) with 15 points. Jamal Webb had 14 points and Troy Huff scored 10. North Dakota jumped to a 9-0 lead, but Shawn Deadwiler’s layup before halftime gave Utah Valley a 29-27 lead at intermission.

Utah Valley won the previous meeting, 107-96 in four overtimes, on Jan. 20 in Grand Forks, N.D.

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