Nov. 15, 2007
Final Stats |
Utah-Washington Postgame Notes Utah is now 129-91 overall record against members of the Pacific-10 Conference. The Utes have a .500 or better record against eight of the 10 Pac-10 teams (USC, 6-7; Washington, 5-6).
Utah is now 5-6 against Washington all-time. The Utes are 1-4 against the Huskies in Seattle.
Utah opened the game making their first six field goal attempts. The Utes needed 14 shots to make their next six, but still shot .565 (13-of-23) from the field in the first half. Although Washington hit at a rate of .424 (14-of-33) from the field, the Huskies got 10 more first-half attempts due to 12 Utah turnovers.
Luke Nevill reached double-digit scoring for the third time in three games this season. He scored 14 (10 in the first half) points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field and 4-of-5 from the line. Nevill fouled out of the contest with 4:39 remaining.
Nevill also recorded his second consecutive double-double, pulling down 10 boards. It was also his 16th career double-double.
Stephen Weigh scored a season-high 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting, including a career-high three 3-pointers (3-of-7).
Johnnie Bryant scored a season-high 18 points before fouling out with 32 seconds remaining. Bryant had scored 10 points in each of the first two contests. He's been in double figures off the bench in all three contests this season.
Three Utes -- Kim Tillie, Luke Nevill and Johnnie Bryant -- fouled out of the contest. It was the first time since Dec. 3, 2005 (a 96-94, 3-overtime loss at Rice) that three Utah players were disqualified.
NIT Season Tip-Off West Region Final
November 14, 2007 - Seattle, Wash.