ABILENE, Texas (AP)Tevian Jones scored 28 points helped Southern Utah defeat Abilene Christian 74-72 on Saturday night.

Jones was 9-of-12 shooting, including 4 for 6 from distance, and 6 for 7 from the foul line for the Thunderbirds (11-6, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference). Maizen Fausett scored 11 points and made 1 of 2 free throws with five seconds left to preserve the win. Drake Allen pitched in with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Cameron Steele led the way for the Wildcats (9-7, 1-2) with 16 points. Ali Abdou Dibba added 12 points and four steals, while Tobias Cameron scored 11.

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Southern Utah’s next game is Thursday against Sam Houston at home. Abilene Christian visits UT Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday.

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