CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Brandon Better scored 13 points with four 3-pointers, Jamal Aytes added 11 points and Southern Utah beat Eastern Washington 66-62 in overtime on Saturday.
James McGee hit a corner 3, Aytes added a layup and Southern Utah led 59-54 in overtime after the Eagles missed their first two shots. Bogdan Bliznyuk hit a layup, but fouled out on the next possession, and Eastern closed to 62-60 on Mason Peatling's free throws with 1:23 left. The teams traded baskets before Dwayne Morgan iced it with two free throws after being fouled on a defensive rebound.
The Thunderbirds led 35-30 at halftime and Morgan's free throws tied it at 54 at the end of regulation.