Shelton helps Northern Arizona hold off Southern Utah
Cameron Shelton scored 19 points including a pair of free throws with four seconds left as Northern Arizona held off Southern Utah 75-72 on Thursday night.
Southern Utah’s John Knight III made a layup with 15 seconds left and split a pair of free throws with six seconds remaining to pull the Thunderbirds to 73-72. Dre Marin missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Bernie Andre made four 3-pointers and finished with 19 points for Northern Arizona (8-7, 2-4 Big Sky Conference), which ended its four-game road losing streak. Brooks DeBisschop had 12 points and seven rebounds, and Shelton added six rebounds and six assists.
Cameron Oluyitan had 22 points for the Thunderbirds (10-6, 3-2). Knight added 18 points. Maizen Fausett had nine rebounds.
Northern Arizona plays Northern Colorado on the road on Saturday. Southern Utah takes on Sacramento State at home on Saturday.