Sutah 26 33 59
Sacramento 29 35 64
Date of game: 1/7/2013

Recap: Sacramento St vs. Southern Utah

Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Mikh McKinney scored 18 points to lead the Sacramento State Hornets past the Southern Utah Thunderbirds, 64-59, in a Big Sky conference bout at the Nest.

Konner Veteto added 14 points and eight rebounds and Dylan Garrity chipped in 12 points and six assists for Sacramento State (7-5, 2-2 Big Sky) which had lost four of its previous five games.

Jackson Stevenett posted a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds for Southern Utah (5-8, 3-1) and Damon Heuir tallied 14 points. The Thunderbirds had won three of their previous four.

After the Hornets opened the game on a 14-2 run Southern Utah rallied and trailed by just three points, 29-26, at halftime. Both teams struggled in the period with the Hornets hitting on 33.3 percent of their field goal attempts and the Thunderbirds successful on just 30.8 percent.

In the second half Sacramento State heated up to 53.3 percent shooting and used a 17-7 edge from the free throw line to pull out the victory.

The Thunderbirds hit just 32.2 percent of their shots overall but managed to outscore the Hornets by an 18-9 margin from beyond the arc. Sacramento State attempted 55 free throws, 29 of which found the bottom of the net.

Game Notes

James Madison-Liberty game off in 2015

James Madison has opted out of a scheduled game at Liberty on Sept. 26 to play FBS opponent SMU, but the two FCS programs have agreed to seek future scheduling opportunities.

NASCAR News
Team Xtreme's stolen Sprint Cup car found

Team Xtreme Racing confirmed on Saturday morning that police have recovered its Sprint Cup Series race car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Georgia.

Browns add Josh McCown

The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with quarterback Josh McCown, the team announced on Friday.

Thunder's Westbrook to miss at least one game

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook will miss at least one game after suffering a fracture of his right cheek late in Friday's game against the Trail Blazers.

Ducks nab Fleischmann for Heatley, pick

The Florida Panthers have traded forward Tomas Fleischmann to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for fallen star Dany Heatley and a 2015 third-round draft choice.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.