Drca helps Utah pull away from Wyoming 74-64

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP)—Luka Drca scored 10 of his 17 points in the final six minutes to help Utah pull away from Wyoming for a 74-64 victory Saturday.

Drca scored the Utes’ last field goal, a 3-pointer with 3:58 remaining, to give them a 64-56 lead. The Utes (14-14, 7-7 Mountain West Conference) then converted 10-of-12 free throws down the stretch to secure the win.

Desmar Jackson scored a career-high 31 points for the Cowboys (9-19, 2-12), who lost their eighth straight and for the 11th time in 12 games. Wyoming’s only win during that stretch was at home against Utah.

Carlon Brown scored 16 points, and Shawn Glover added 10 points as the Utes won consecutive games for the first time since early January.

Utah outrebounded Wyoming 37-26, and the Cowboys finished 1 of 13 from 3-point range.

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 Wyoming
Desmar Jackson Desmar Jackson
13-18,  31 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Utah
Luka Drca Luka Drca
4-10,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists

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