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Wednesday's sports brief: 12/03/2013

USD men outlast Utah Valley 71-67

VERMILLION (AP) — Brandon Bos scored 15 points, including four free throws in the last 11 seconds, to lead South Dakota past Utah Valley 71-67 Monday night.

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Bos scored eight of his 15 points in the last 3:03 of the contest. Tyler Larson added 12 points on 5 of 8 shooting for South Dakota (3-3), while Tyler Flack chipped in 10 points.

Ben Aird, with 18 points, led three players in double figures for Utah Valley (2-5).

Zach Nelson added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Wolverines, while Holton Hunsaker was good for 15 points, including three 3-pointers.

South Dakota trailed by seven with 4:38 remaining after a Hunsaker jumper. But a 12-0 run gave the Coyotes a 5-point lead with 11 seconds left. Hunsaker drilled a trey to put it back to two, but a pair of Bos free throws iced it for South Dakota.

SDSU beats NJIT for 5th win of year

By The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS — Three South Dakota State University women’s basketball players scored in double figures to help the Jackrabbits beat New Jersey Institute of Technology 71-46 Monday at Frost Arena.

Forwards Megan Waytashek and Mariah Clarin led the way with 12 points each. Mitchell native and SDSU guard Kerri Young chipped in with 10 points. Young was 4-of-9 from the field with two 3-pointers and five rebounds.

Waytashek grabbed eight rebounds, while Clarin grabbed seven for the Jackrabbits, who outrebounded NJIT 38-29.

SDSU shot 46.7 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from behind the three-point line.

The Jackrabbits (5-4) play Wisconsin-Green Bay at noon Saturday in Green Bay, Wis.