Great West Tournament - Utah Valley vs Houston Baptist Recap - Houston Baptist Wins 76-74

Great West Tournament - Utah Valley vs Houston Baptist Recap - Houston Baptist Wins 76-74

Houston Baptist got 24 points from Rob Lewis en route to a 76-74 victory over Utah Valley on Thursday at Jones Convocation Center.

Houston Baptist got 18 points from Marcel Smith and another 17 points from Art Bernardi. Marcel Smith contributed 2 assists, while Art Bernardi cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Utah Valley got 22 points from Nick Thompson in a losing cause and another 20 points from Jason Johnson. Jason Johnson contributed 4 assists for them, while Nick Thompson had 13 rebounds.

The rebound battle favored Houston Baptist as they grabbed 35 boards, while Utah Valley only had 33.