Scores

Final

CSU Bakersfield 55

(12-18, 5-11 WAC)

Utah Valley 64

(19-10, 13-3 WAC)

    9:05 PM ET, March 7, 2014

    UCCU Center, Orem, Utah

    1 2 T
    CSB 21 3455
    UVU 33 3164

    Top Performers

    Csu Bakersfield: A. Ahmed 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Utah Valley: B. Aird 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Blk

    Utah Valley beats Bakersfield for WAC crown, 64-55

    Associated Press

    OREM, Utah -- Holton Hunsaker scored 16 points as Utah Valley beat Cal State Bakersfield 64-55 on Friday night to earn the regular season Western Athletic Conference championship in its first year in the league.

    Utah Valley built a 16-point lead early in the second half then went without a field goal for over 11 minutes. During that stretch, Bakersfield went on a 24-2 run to take a 45-39 lead with 8:21 left.

    Hunsaker's free throw with 3:26 left regained the lead for Utah Valley at 49-48. He then made all six of his free throw attempts in the final 1:16 to secure the win.

    Mitch Bruneel had 14 points for Utah Valley (19-10, 13-3) and Ben Aird added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Hunsaker made 13 of 14 free throws, but was just 1 of 11 from the field.

    Bakersfield (12-18, 5-11) was led by Issiah Grayson with 18 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CSB
    UVU
    Points 55 64
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 17-49 (.347)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 5-21 (.238)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 25-32 (.781)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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