Geno Crandall scored North Dakota's only two baskets in the final eight minutes, but his second one with 17 seconds left was enough to give the Fighting Hawks a 61-57 victory over Southern Utah in a Big Sky Conference clash Thursday night.
SUU kicked off 2018 National Signing Day by signing 30 players to their roster.
Southern Utah signed a relatively even mix of local and non-local talent. SUU signed 13 Utah players and 17 out of state players.
Brandon Better and Dwayne Morgan combined to score 31 points as Southern Utah rallied late and then held off Idaho State 84-80 to halt a three-game skid in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday afternoon.
The state of Utah continues to grow its profile in the amount of athletes playing Division I football. The following is a list of where all the local high school athletes signed Wednesday for the Early Signing Day period.
Brandon Better scored 17 points, Ivan Madunic and James McGee 16 points each and Southern Utah made a big, opening run after halftime stand up for an 86-80 defeat of Central Michigan on Saturday, snapping the Chippewas seven-game win streak.