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Lee scores 15 to lead CS Bakersfield past S. Utah 70-67

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Greg Lee posted 15 points as Cal State Bakersfield narrowly beat Southern Utah 70-67 in the CIT second round on Monday night.

Justin McCall made 1 of 2 free throws for a three-point lead with 4.5 seconds left. Dre Marin dribbled down the court to the 3-point line, but his runner was short at the buzzer.

Jarkel Joiner had 12 points for Cal State Bakersfield (18-15). Rickey Holden added 11 points. The Roadrunners were just 2 of 14 from 3-point range.

Brandon Better had 20 points for the Thunderbirds (17-17). Cameron Oluyitan added 13 points. Marin had 11 points.

Southern Utah shot just 35.7 percent but made 33 of 48 free throws.

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