SALT LAKE Metropolis (AP) — Timmy Allen scored eleven of his 18 points in the second fifty percent as Utah broke absent from Arizona seventy three-fifty eight on Thursday evening.
8 out of 9 Runnin’ Utes (eight-seven, 5-six Pacific-12 Convention) in the lineup scored with five reaching double figures. Pelle Larsson scored 14 points, Alfonso Plummer 12 even though Branden Carlson and Riley Battin scored ten every.
Arizona (13-5, seven-5) was held to 37% shooting (twenty of 54) and designed just two of nine pictures from guiding the three-point arc.
Freshman Azuolas Tubelis led the Wildcats with 17 points on 5-of-eight shooting. He designed seven of eight totally free throws. Arizona’s leading scorer James Akinjo (14.eight ppg) added ten points but was scoreless until finally very well just after halftime. The Georgetown transfer missed his first six pictures prior to hitting a three-pointer at the eleven:47 mark of the second fifty percent.
After seven lead alterations and a pair of ties through most of the first fifty percent, Utah headed into the break on a nine-one rally to get a 32-27 lead, then opened the second fifty percent with a 14-4 burst to just take management. Carlson scored eight and Allen five in the second-fifty percent surge.
The Utes shot fifty eight% in the second fifty percent, hitting fifteen of 26 from the area, which include 5 of six three-pointers.
Arizona, just after the hole grew to 18, came back again with a nine- run in two-additionally minutes to slash the Utah lead in fifty percent but bought no closer. The Utes held a double-digit lead for the final ten minutes.
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Arizona and Utah State ended up the only groups in the region that experienced not been out-rebounded by an opponent in a video game this time. When the dust settled Thursday …. (drumroll) equally could nevertheless make that declare. The rebounding was dead even, 32-32.
Subsequent, Arizona visits Colorado on Saturday. Utah introduced prior to tipoff Thursday that its Sunday video game versus Arizona State has been postponed by COVID-19 considerations in the Solar Devils program. The Utes will upcoming engage in Feb. eleven at Cal, kicking off a four-video game road swing.