Utah Utes guard Lorenzo Bonam (15) puts the ball in during the game against the Utah Valley Wolverines at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.

SALT LAKE CITY — JoJo Zamora scored 17 points and Lorenzo Bonam made a trio of clutch plays down the stretch on Tuesday night to help Utah surge past Utah Valley 87-80.

After the Wolverines took a late lead, Bonam made three key plays to clinch the Utah win. Within a span of 40 seconds, the senior point guard found Ty Rawson for a 3-pointer, drove for a layup and then assisted on a Parker Van Dyke 3-pointer with 29 seconds remaining.

Kyle Kuzma had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Utes (6-1), who ended the game on a 12-2 run. Bonam and Rawson each contributed 14 points.

Isaac Neilson had career-highs of 28 points and 15 rebounds for Utah Valley (5-3). Jordan Poydras, who had four 3-pointers, added 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting.