- Associated Press - Saturday, November 19, 2016

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - Randy Onwuasor scored 26 points and Southern Utah beat Division II Bethesda 108-92 on Friday night.

Onwuasor was 6 of 14 from the floor and made 14 free throws. Race Parsons had 17 points, Jacob Calloway added 14 points and Brayden Holker chipped in 12 points for Southern Utah (1-2) in its home opener. Ivan Madunic grabbed 12 rebounds and finished with eight points.

Jarrell Tat scored 39 points on 16-of-24 shooting to lead Bethesda. Buddha Boyd had 15 points and Ismael Galvez added 13 for the Flames.

The Thunderbirds made a program-record 54 free throws, but shot just 69 percent from the line (54 of 78). Southern Utah made 44 of 51 free-throw attempts against Weber State in 1991.

Southern Utah heads to Las Vegas to face Coastal Carolina on Monday in the MGM Grand Main Event.

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