Southern Utah takes on Bethesda

Bethesda 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 Flames of Bethesda. Southern Utah is coming off an 85-78 win at home over 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.MIGHTY MURRY: Chris Murry has connected on 33.3 percent of the 21 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 4 of 14 over the last five games. He’s also made 73.7 percent of his foul shots this season.

A YEAR AGO: Southern Utah put up 110 and came away with a 44-point win over Bethesda when these two teams faced off during the 2019-20 season.

DID YOU KNOW: Southern Utah went 5-4 overall when playing out-of-conference foes last season. The Thunderbirds offense put up 67.9 points per contest across those nine games.


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