Utah 81, UNLV 73

Key stretch: Down 50-49 with 13 minutes left, the Utes ran off 10 straight points and were never headed.

Key stat: The Utes had 22 assists on their 26 field goals.

Top performance: Luke Nevill and Johnnie Bryant each scored 26 points.

Overall record: 13-8

Conference record: 4-4

Up next: at Air Force, Saturday 4 p.m.