RENO, Nev. (AP) Brandon Better scored a career-high 27 points, Jadon Cohee added 20 and No. 10 seed Southern Utah upset second-seeded Idaho 92-78 on Thursday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
Southern Utah (13-18) avenged a pair of regular-season losses to the Vandals, including a 78-76 defeat on Saturday, and will move on to a Friday semifinal game. The Thunderbirds also snapped a five-game losing skid against Idaho.
The game was tied at 49 before Southern Utah used a 20-10 run for a 69-59 lead with 7:41 to play, and they held a double-digit advantage for the last six minutes.