Utah 76, Boise St. 55
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 8:30 PM
Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Scott Brown, Verne Harris, Tony Padilla
Final Scoring Summary
Utah 76, Boise State 55: Jarred DuBois scored 18 points and Jason Washburn added 13 as the Utes routed the visiting Broncos.
Jordan Loveridge added 11 points and Utah (6-2) built a 21-point first-half lead and led throughout the entire contest.
Derrick Marks scored 18 points and Mikey Thompson added 16 for Boise State (6-2), which had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Utah shot 75 percent from the field in the first half and began pulling away with 15 consecutive points to take a 22-6 lead less than eight minutes into the game. A 3-pointer by Dakarai Tucker made it 37-16 with 3:36 left in the half and the Utes led by 16 at halftime.
Another 3-pointer by Tucker boosted the lead to 61-35 with 12:05 to play as Utah played its best all-around game of the campaign. The Utes had a 28-16 rebounding edge and shot 67.5 percent from the field.
GAME NOTEBOOK: The Utes were 9-of-16 from 3-point range. … Boise State dropped to 2-26 on the road against teams currently in the Pac-12 … Utah paid tribute to former coach Rick Majerus, who died at age 64 on Saturday. A replica of Majerus’ trademark sweaters will be raised to the rafters later in the season.
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