MISSOULA, Mont. -- John Knight III sank five free throws in the final minute of overtime to give Southern Utah an 85-80 win over Montana in a regular season finale on Saturday night.
With the score tied 78-all, Knight was fouled with 49 seconds left in overtime and sank both free throws to put the Thunderbirds (16-15, 9-11 Big Sky Conference) on top for good, 80-78. He and Dre Marin combined for five more free throws in the final seconds to help keep Southern Utah on top for the win.
Sayeed Pridgett led the Grizzles (18-13, 14-6) with 27 points including a free throw with 23 seconds left in regulation that sent the game into overtime. Kendal Manuel added 19 points and Jared Samuelson had 12 points.
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