CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - Johnny Dee scored 17 points, Chris Anderson added 13 points, six assists and five steals and San Diego cruised past Southern Utah on the road Tuesday night for a 67-53 win.
San Diego (4-5) jumped out to a 14-4 lead when Mike Davis hit a lay-up with 12:37 remaining in the half and led 36-22 when the two teams headed to the locker room at halftime. Southern Utah cut the Toreros lead to three at 39-36 when Jayson Cheesman hit a pair of free throws with 12:06 to go but that's as close as the Thunderbirds got.
The Toreros held Southern Utah (2-6) to just 35.1 percent from the field and forced 16 turnovers while out-rebounding the Thunderbirds 43-31.
Damon Heuir scored 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out five assists to lead Southern Utah and teammate Jackson Stevenett had 13 points and eight rebounds.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.