CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Cameron Oluyitan hit five straight free throws and dunked in the final 34 seconds as Southern Utah held off a late rally from Idaho State to earn an 80-75 victory on Saturday night.
Idaho State trailed by 18 points with just over eight minutes to play. Tarik Cool scored seven points in the final 1:04 and pulled the Bengals with in three at 78-75 before Jakolby Long hit two free throws with a second left to set the final margin.
Malik Porter finished with 21 points for Idaho State (6-14, 3-8). Cool finished with 14 points and five assists.
Southern Utah hosts Northern Colorado Thursday. Idaho State hosts Northern Arizona Thursday.
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