The Utes capitalized on 21 Weber State turnovers which allowed them to defeat former Ute assistant Randy Rahe. Rahe spent the past two season with Ray Guacoletti at Utah before taking over in Ogden.
Green added seven boards and four assists to lead the Utes in both categories before fouling out in the final minute.
Nevill was an impressive 11-12 from the field, helping the Utes to shoot 55.3% for the game. The Wildcats shot a paltry 41.5% for the game but kept things somewhat close by hitting half of their 10 three-point attempts in the first half. In fact all but three fo their first half field goals were from behind the arc. They would cool off in the second half making just 2-12 deep balls.
The Utes went on a 19-4 run late in the second half to pull away from the Wildcats.