Utah vs Washington Final: 78-69 - Recap
|Utah vs Washington Final: 78-69 - Recap|
Utah earned a 78-69 victory over Washington on Thursday, getting 20 points from Brandon Taylor at Jon M. Huntsman Center.
Utah did not, however, defeat Washington against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks.
Delon Wright had 19 points for Utah and Jordan Loveridge chipped in with 16 points. Delon Wright had 5 assists for them, while Jordan Loveridge was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Washington got 20 points from C.J. Wilcox in a losing cause and another 19 points from Nigel Williams-Goss. Andrew Andrews contributed 6 assists for them, while Desmond Simmons had 6 rebounds.
Utah led at halftime, 31-30.
Utah had a 34-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.