Houston Baptist defeats Utah Valley 73-63

HOUSTON (AP) -- Caleb Crayton scored 23 points and Rob Lewis added 12 as Houston Baptist defeated Utah Valley 73-63 on Saturday night.

Dauson Womack and Art Bernardi added 10 points each for the Huskies (11-14, 3-3 Great West), who took control with an 18-6 run in the second half en route to a seventh straight victory.

Holton Hunsaker scored 26 points and Ben Aird 19 for the Wolverines (13-15, 2-5).

After a basket by Hunsaker tied the score at 46-all, Lewis scored back-to-back baskets to spark the decisive run. Crayton added six points during the surge, which made the score 64-52 with 5:26 remaining.