Dec. 15, 2007
Utah is now 1-0 against Missouri State. Today's game was the first meeting ever between the Utes and Bears.
The Utes are now 14-6 all-time vs. Missouri Valley Conference opponents.
Missouri State's 20 points in the first half was the lowest total for a Utah opponent in any half this season.
After being held under double digits for the first time this season in his last outing, Luke Nevill scored 18 points. It was the eighth time he scored 10-plus this season and the 52nd time in his Ute career.
Tyler Kepkay has now scored in double figures for three straight games, his longest such stretch of the season.
Utah's .489 shooting percentage in the game was the best by any team against Missouri State this season.