Pope pumps season-high 22 to power Dixie State hoops

Inside Burns Arena at Dixie State seen on Dec. 12, 2020. | Photo by Rich Allen, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Isaiah Pope had a season-high 22 points as Dixie State beat Tarleton State 64-48 on Saturday night.

In this file photo, Isaiah Pope sets up a shot for Dixie State basketball in its loss at Southern Utah, Cedar City, Utah, Dec. 17, 2020 | Photo by Rich Allen, St. George News

Pope was 6-of-11 shooting, all from 3-point range. Andre Mulibea added 14 points for Dixie State (8-11, 4-8 Western Athletic Conference).

Freddy Hicks had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Texans (7-9, 2-6), whose four-game winning streak ended.

Tarleton State totaled a season-low 17 points in the second half.

The Trailblazers evened the season series against the Texans. Tarleton State defeated Dixie State 77-59 on Friday.


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