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College basketball roundup: UVU outlasts Troy, Dixie State falls to Fresno Pacific

Published: Saturday, Dec. 8 2012 10:40 p.m. MST

TROY, Ala. — Holton Hunsaker scored 32 points, including a tying 3-pointer near the end of the first overtime, to lead Utah Valley to an 86-82 double-overtime victory over Troy.

The Wolverines (5-6) also got double-figure scoring from Ben Aird (18 points, 11 rebounds), Jason Johnson (16 points) and Alfonzo Hubbard (11). It was Hubbard who followed Hunsaker's missed 3-pointer at the end of regulation and scored inside at the buzzer, tying it at 66.

In the first overtime, Hunsaker atoned for that earlier miss with a tying 3-pointer to make it 73-all. In the second overtime, the score tied at 79, Hubbard converted a three-point play and Hunsaker drained the last of his five 3-pointers for an 85-79 cushion.

Hunsaker, who played 48 of 50 minutes, shot 11 for 18 and committed just four turnovers.

FRESNO PACIFIC 82, DIXIE STATE 80: At Fresno, Calif., Fresno Pacific's Malcolm Griffin knocked home a baseline floater to beat the buzzer as the Red Storm (5-3, 2-1 PacWest) lost their third straight road game.

NO. 24 SNOW COLLEGE: 80, SOUTHERN COLORADO 64: At Ephraim, sophomore Connor Van Brocklin led the Badgers (11-1) with 23 points. Badger big man Cheikh Sane scored 12.

The Kings' Demetrius Nixon scored 15.

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