Cedar City • Harrison Butler scored 19 points and collected 13 rebounds and Southern Utah swept the season series from Weber State with a 65-53 victory on Thursday night.

Dre Marin added three 3-pointers and 15 points and Cameron Oluyitan had 10 points for the Thunderbirds (11-10, 6-6 Big Sky), who beat Weber State (14-9, 8-4) in overtime 90-82 on Jan. 5.

Michal Kozak scored 12 points and Cody John 11 for the Wildcats. Brekkott Chapman grabbed 10 rebounds.

The game was tied at 8-8, but other than that Southern Utah led. The Thunderbirds took a 33-27 halftime lead and led by as many as 11 in the second half before Kozak scored seven straight points in a 9-1 run to get the Wildcats within three at 48-45 with six minutes remaining. The Wildcats were up five with just under a minute left before scoring the final seven points, four by Marin.

Both teams shot under 40 percent but the Thunderbirds had a 46-33 rebounding edge with 13 offensive boards that led to an 11-0 advantage on second-chance points.

S. UTAH 65, WEBER ST. 53
WEBER ST. (14-9)
Chapman 3-8 0-0 6, Braxton 1-4 4-6 6, Harding 2-14 4-4 8, Barnes 2-5 0-4 6, John 4-9 3-6 11, Kozak 3-4 5-6 12, Kupsas 0-0 0-0 0, Nero 1-5 2-2 4. Totals 16-49 18-28 53.
S. UTAH (11-10)
Adams 2-4 0-0 4, Butler 7-12 3-4 19, Better 2-10 1-1 6, Marin 4-6 4-5 15, Oluyitan 3-11 4-4 10, Calloway 0-2 0-2 0, Fausett 2-7 1-4 5, Madunic 2-6 1-3 6, Eskridge 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-58 14-23 65.
Halftime—S. Utah 33-27. 3-Point Goals—Weber St. 3-14 (Barnes 2-3, Kozak 1-1, Nero 0-2, Chapman 0-2, John 0-2, Harding 0-4), S. Utah 7-29 (Marin 3-4, Butler 2-5, Madunic 1-5, Better 1-8, Calloway 0-1, Fausett 0-2, Oluyitan 0-4). Fouled Out—Adams, Chapman. Rebounds—Weber St. 31 (Chapman 10), S. Utah 43 (Butler 13). Assists—Weber St. 6 (John 3), S. Utah 7 (Madunic, Marin 2). Total Fouls—Weber St. 18, S. Utah 19. A—3,069 (5,300).