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NCAA Game Summary - UC Riverside at Southern Utah



(Saturday, November 23)

Final Score: UC Riverside 74, Southern Utah 59

Cedar City, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Behind Chris Patton's 21 points and 15 rebounds, the UC Riverside Highlanders made easy work of the Southern Utah Thunderbirds, 74-59, in non-conference action at Centrum Arena.

Patton shot 9-of-18 from the floor for UCR (2-2), while Steven Thornton chipped in 20 points of his own. Taylor Johns came off the bench to tally 10 points for the visitors.

For SUU (1-3), Trey Kennedy scored 15 points but did so on just 5-of-13 from the field. Chris Nsenki (10 points) was the only other player to net in double figures.

SUU led by as many as eight midway through the first half, but UCR caught fire late in the stanza and took a 36-33 lead into intermission.

The Highlanders carried that momentum into the second half, where they started on a 24-6 run and never looked back from there.

UCR shot 44.8 percent from the field, compared to just 38.6 percent for SUU. The Highlanders also won the turnover battle, 17-11.

11/24 00:57:22 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 8
GWI 6
 
Final
PHI 1
ATL 0
9th
BAL 5
BOS 7
 
Final
NYY 6
NYM 1
Final
DET 1
CLE 13
 
10th
CIN 3
CHC 3
 
Final
TAM 12
TOR 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 2
6th
CWS 1
KAN 2
 
7th
MIL 0
STL 3
 
5th
COL 3
SFG 4
 
2nd
ARI 0
PIT 3
 
1st
OAK 0
HOU 0
 
1st
ANA 0
TEX 0
 
1st
SDP 0
LOS 0
 
1st
SEA 0
MIN 0
 
Final
DAL 128
HOU 130
4th
WAS 79
TOR 74
 
2nd
SAN 31
LAC 19
 
Final
MON 1
OTT 5
Final
NYR 2
PIT 1
 
1st
STL 1
MIN 1
 
Final
DUR 8
GWI 6