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Utah Utes basketball: Utes honor Majerus with blowout win over Boise State

Published: Thursday, July 30 2015 2:53 a.m. MDT

Utah's Glen Dean shoots a shot as Utah and Boise State play Wednesday, Dec., 5, 2012, in the Huntsman Center. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Utah's Glen Dean shoots a shot as Utah and Boise State play Wednesday, Dec., 5, 2012, in the Huntsman Center. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Jared DuBois scored 18 points and the Utah Utes shot a blistering 67 percent from the floor as they routed Boise State, 76-55, in the first game since legendary former coach Rick Majerus' death.

With a trademark Majerus sweater adorning the first seat on the home team's bench, the Utes flew out on a 20-2 run in the first half as DuBois and Jordan Loveridge led the way. The Utes led 41-25 at halftime.

Utah (6-2) continued to build its lead early in the second half as Utes guard Glen Dean scored six points in a 10-4 Utes run. Boise State (6-2) got no closer than 18 points for the rest of the game.

The Utes went 9-16 on three-point attempts and outrebounded the Broncos 28-16.

Jason Washburn added 13 points and six rebounds for the Utes. Derrick Marks scored 18 points to lead Boise State.

Utah's Jordan Loveridge gets around Boise State's Igor Hadziomerovic during play Wednesday, Dec., 5, 2012, in the Huntsman Center. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Utah's Jordan Loveridge gets around Boise State's Igor Hadziomerovic during play Wednesday, Dec., 5, 2012, in the Huntsman Center. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

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