Weber State beats Southern Utah 66-62

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- Weber State held off a Southern Utah rally in the last three minutes to beat the Thunderbirds 66-62 Saturday night.

Kellen McCoy made two free throws with 1.9 seconds left for Weber State (4-4, 0-0 Big Sky).

Davis Baker led Southern Utah (3-6, 2-0 Summit) with 27 points.

Weber State shot 58 percent in the second half and built a 12-point lead after trailing 26-24 at halftime.

Davis' jumper put Weber State ahead 59-49 with 2:49 remaining. Then Baker hit a 3-pointer, Quinney made a layup, and Baker sank two free throws to pull the Thunderbirds within three, 59-56, with 59 seconds left.

Davis made two free throws and Southern Utah's David Marek countered with a 3-pointer to make it 61-59.

In a duel of fouls and free throws in the final 20 seconds, Weber State kept the upper hand, going 5-for-6 from the foul line, while Southern Utah went 3-for-4.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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