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Southern Utah hits 15 3s, routs San Diego Christian 111-64

By The Associated Press | Posted - Nov 29th, 2018 @ 8:52pm

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Jacob Calloway scored 20 points, Maizen Fausett had 12 points and 14 rebounds and Southern Utah routed NAIA-member San Diego Christian 111-64 on Thursday night.

Southern Utah (4-1) rebounded from its only loss of the season, 76-71 at UNLV on Friday.

The Thunderbirds shot 51 percent (41 of 81) from the floor that included 15 3-pointers. Kenton Eskridge, a 6-foot-2 freshman from Atlanta, added a career-high 16 points for Southern Utah. Brandon Better had 15 points and Cameron Oluyitan 11. Calloway and Eskridge each made four shots from long range.

Derek Novsek made six 3-pointers and scored a season-high 30 points to lead San Diego Christian.

The Thunderbirds jumped out on a 23-7 lead and built a 56-32 halftime advantage. Calloway's 3-pointer stretched the lead to 84-53 with about nine minutes to play.

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