Delon Wright added 19 points, five assists and three steals for
Utah (15-7, 4-6 Pac-12). Jordan Loveridge finished with 16 points
and 13 rebounds and Dallin Bachynski paced the reserves with eight
C.J. Wilcox shot 4-for-6 from 3-point range and scored 20 points to
lead Washington (13-10, 5-5). Nigel Williams-Goss finished with 19
points and Desmond Simmons added 14 points and six rebounds for the
Utah took a 31-30 lead into the half after trailing by as many as
seven in the opening 20 minutes. Neither team led by more than three
points in the second half until Utah scored 13 straight to take a
62-51 lead with just under six minutes left.
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Williams-Goss sank a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to five with 2:59
left and his three-point play trimmed it to four with 2:22 on the
clock. Taylor followed with a 3-pointer with 1:24 remaining to push
the lead back to seven and Jeremy Olsen’s block set up a fast-break
layup by Princeton Onwas to extend the lead to 72-63 with 59 seconds
GAME NOTEBOOK: Utah recorded its 1,700th victory in program history
and trails only UCLA among Pac-12 teams. ... Washington G Andrew
Andrews, who came in third on the team at 12.6 points, missed his
first 10 shots before making a layup with 3 ½ minutes left. Andrews,
who came in averaging 14.2 points in Washington’s five conference
wins and eight points in its four losses, finished with two points.
… Utah has won 19 of its last 21 games at the Huntsman Center dating
to last season.
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