Garcia’s 24 points lead Seattle over Utah 77-74
SALT LAKE CITY (AP)—Charles Garcia had 24 points and eight rebounds as Seattle knocked off Utah 77-74 on Tuesday night.
Seattle (3-2) overcame a 41-33 halftime deficit to lead for much of the second half. The Redhawks tied the game at 54-54 with 10:53 remaining and took the lead for good, 63-61, at the 8:11 mark on Ricky Berry’s 3-pointer.
Shawn Glover’s last-second 3-point attempt for Utah (2-2) bounced off the rim.
Garcia hit only 5 of 13 field goal attempts, but was 13 for 15 from the free-throw line. Cervante Burrell and Chris Gweth each had 12 points for Seattle.
Carlon Brown led Utah with 22 points. Kim Tillie and Jordan Cyphers added 12 each, and Luka Drca chipped in 10.