Utah evens their record to 3-3 with a three-game winning streak. Things don't get much easier as the Utes face one-loss Utah State and travel across the country for a road game against Rhode Island.
won a pair of games to even their record to 3-3. The Utes are riding a three-game win streak.
The Utes started off with a 67-55 win over Weber State. Luke Nevill
scored 24 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead Utah. He made 11 of 12 shots including his first eight attempt.
Shaun Green added 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists for the Utes before fouling out in the final minute, while Stephen Weigh scored 11 points and Johnnie Bryant had 10.
Utah forced 21 turnovers and went on a 12-4 run late in the contest to seal the win.
Utah evened the record with a 69-55 win over previously unbeaten Washington State. Nevill scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the win.
Shaun Green scored 17 points making all five of his 3-point shots. All told the Utes made 9-of-17 from behind the arc, including three during a 14-0 first-half run that blew the game open.
The Utes shot 58.1 percent, and led by as many as 25 points. Johnnie Bryant added 14 points for Utah.
The Utes will face 6-1 Utah State on Wednesday and 4-4 Road Island on Saturday. Both games are on the road.
The Mountain West
Air ForceAir Force moved to 8-1 with wins over Wake Forest and IPFW.
This Week: 12/6 vs. Texas Pan-American; 12/9 vs. Colorado College
BYU The Cougars are 4-2. They lost at Boise State and won on the road against Weber State.
This Week: 12/6 vs. San Jose State; 12/9 at Michigan State
Colorado State The Rams are now 5-2 after winning both of their games last week. They won at Denver and then beat Bob Huggins and Kansas State in Ft. Collins.
This Week: 12/6 vs. Northern Colorado; 12/9 at Colorado
New Mexico The Lobos lost their first game when they fell to Utep. Before that they got their first win, beating New Mexico State by three.
This Week: 12/5 at New Mexico State
San Diego State The Aztecs moved to 8-0 by beating San Diego, but fell a few nights later at Western Michigan.
This Week: 12/9 vs. Arizona
TCU The Horned Frogs dropped to 4-3 by losing two games to Texas Tech and Oklahoma.
This Week: 12/6 at Texas-San Antonio; 12/9 vs. Tulane
UNLV The Rebels are now 5-2 after splitting a pair of games in the state of Arizona. They lost at Arizona but beat Northern Arizona.
This Week: 12/6 at Hawaii, 12/9 vs. Nevada
Wyoming The Cowboys are 6-1, winning three games the past week. They won road games at Colorado and Montana State and a home game against Colorado Mines.
This Week: 12/6 vs. Denver; 12/9 at Wichita State