The Thunderbirds shot a blistering 54% in the second half, but the visitors had a big advantage making 33 trips to the free throw line compared to UTTC's 10. The Dawson bench also had a 29-13 advantage and the Bucs grabbed 24 offensive rebounds.
Montel Carlow led the Thunderbirds with 21 points and Tyree Florence-Patton had 17. Rob McClain had his 10th double double of the season with 16 points, 13 rebounds. He also had a game high 6 assists. Marcus Stephens led Dawson with 19 points to go along with 5 rebounds and 4 steals.
United Tribes travels to Williston State College on Monday night to face off with the Tetons at 7:30 pm.