Utah Utes basketball: Utes take a lead over Washington into halftime, 33-25
Utah jumped out to a 12-4 lead over Washington in the first five minutes of the game, and held on to lead the Huskies 33-25 at halftime.
The Utes are shooting 58 percent from the field while Washington is at just 35 percent.
Washington outrebounded Utah in the first half 16-8, and that is a a large part of what is keeping the score within reach.
Utah center Jason Washburn is leading his team in scoring with 14 first-half points.
C.J. Wilcox — Utah native playing for Washington — is yet to score in the contest, despite averaging more than 19 points a game.
Whitney O'Bannon is currently a new media sports intern for the Deseret News.
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