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Final

North Dakota St 74

(10-4, 5-3 away)

Utah Valley 70

(5-7, 5-1 home)

    9:05 PM ET, December 23, 2013

    UCCU Center, Orem, Utah

    1 2 T
    NDSU 45 2974
    UVU 38 3270

    Top Performers

    North Dakota St: T. Braun 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

    Utah Valley: H. Hunsaker 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast

    North Dakota State eases past Utah Valley 74-70

    Associated Press

    OREM, Utah -- Taylor Braun and Lawrence Alexander combined to score 39 points to lead North Dakota State to a 74-70 win over Utah Valley Monday night.

    Alexander had 19 points, making all four of his 3-point attempts. Braun had 20 points, sinking 14 of 16 free throws.

    North Dakota State (10-4) had an overwhelming advantage underneath, scoring 38 points in the paint compared to Utah Valley's 14.

    The Wolverines held a 24-14 lead midway through the first period but North Dakota State charged back to lead 45-38 lead at the half. Utah Valley took a 65-64 lead at the 7:02 mark on a 3-point shot by Keawe Enos. North Dakota State's TrayVonn Wright followed that with a dunk as the Bison retook the lead and held on for the win.

    Holton Hunsaker led Utah Valley (5-7) with 22 points, making 11 of 11 free throws. Enos totaled 14 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    UVU
    Points 74 70
    FG Made-Attempted 27-51 (.529) 21-47 (.447)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 11-24 (.458)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 17-20 (.850)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

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