CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) _ Don Faux and Mark Schweigert scored 14 points each as Southern Utah used a 15-6 run late in the first half to break away for a 65-46 victory Saturday night over Cal State-Hayward.

Faux also had 12 rebounds for the Thunderbirds (2-1), who outshot Hayward (1-1) 48.1 percent to 35 percent.

Scott Saber and Jason Perica each scored 10 points for the Pioneers, who had led 16-15 with 6:27 left to intermission.

SUU was aided by its tough defense, which forced 21 turnovers. The Thunderbirds coughed up the ball just 11 times.