FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Damon Heuir scored a season-high 30 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Southern Utah past Northern Arizona 89-77 on Saturday.
Heuir, a senior, was 6 of 11 from the field and 14 of 16 from the free-throw line. He fell just short of his career high of 33 points, set in a win over Bryant in November 2011.
Jackson Stevenett added 14 points and Julian Scott had 13 for the Thunderbirds (5-7, 3-0 Big Sky), who recorded just their third win in 13 meetings with Northern Arizona.
Gabe Rogers had 23 points for the Lumberjacks (5-9, 2-2), who failed to record their first back-to-back victories of the season after beating Sacramento State 57-50 on Thursday.
Southern Utah led 42-30 at halftime.
* MONTANA STATE 70, EASTERN WASHINGTON 68 (OT): At Bozeman, Mont., Flavien Davis scored 19 points and Montana State overcame a 15-point deficit in the second half to beat Eastern Washington in overtime.
Calen Coleman made a 3-pointer in overtime to put the Bobcats (5-7, 2-2 Big Sky) ahead to stay at 67-66 with 3:10 to go.
Xavier Blount scored 14 points and Christian Moon scored 12 for Montana State. Coleman finished with 11 points.
Jeffrey Forbes led Eastern Washington (3-11, 1-3) with 18 points.
* IDAHO STATE 86, NORTHERN COLORADO 63: At Pocatello, Idaho, Melvin Morgan scored 27 points and Chris Hansen added 19 as Idaho State defeated Northern Colorado.
The Bengals (2-11, 1-3 Big Sky) used a 15-0 run near the end of the first half to take command.
Derrick Barden led Northern Colorado (3-9, 1-3) with 19 points. Tate Unruh added 14.
Idaho State won for the first time since Nov. 29, ending a six-game losing streak.
* NJIT 57, UTAH VALLEY 52: At Orem, P.J. Miller scored 14 points and NJIT beat Utah Valley 57-52 Saturday night in the Great West Conference season opener.
Ky Howard 11 and Odera Nweke 11 for the Highlanders (7-8), who won for the first time in seven road games this season. Daquan Holiday grabbed 14 rebounds for NJIT, which outscored Utah Valley 12-2 in the final 5 minutes.
Ben Aird had 26 points, 13 rebounds and 10 blocked shots for Utah Valley (7-10), the Wolverines' second triple-double.