Southern Utah goes up against American Indian College

American Indian College vs. Southern Utah (5-1)

America First Event Center, Cedar City, Utah; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are set to battle the Warriors of Division II American Indian College. Southern Utah is coming off an 85-78 win at home against Dixie State in its most recent game.

STEPPING UP: John Knight III has averaged 13.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.7 assists for the Thunderbirds, while Tevian Jones has recorded 18.5 points per game.TERRIFIC TJ: TJ Tigler has connected on 100 percent of the two 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 50 percent of his free throws this season.

DID YOU KNOW: Southern Utah went 5-4 overall when playing against out-of-conference competition last year. The Thunderbirds scored 67.9 points per contest in those nine games.

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