Ben Margot, AP
Stanford's Reid Travis, center, looks to shoot between Utah's Devon Daniels, left, and David Collette, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

STANFORD, California — The Runnin' Utes finished their road trip to the Bay Area empty-handed after a 81-75 loss to Stanford at the Maples Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.

The Utes stayed close with the Cardinal all game, but couldn't ever take control.

Utah forward Tyler Rawson had a career high of 20 points in the loss.


Numbers

• Stanford's forward line of Reid Travis and Dorian Pickens combined for 30 points on xx of xx shooting.

• Robert Cartwright kept the Utes off-balance by hitting 3 of 4 from the 3-point line on his way to 11 points and five assists.

• Tyler Rawson led the Utes in points with a career-high of 20 — 9 points came on 4 of 6 shooting from beyond the 3-point line.

Records: Utah 15-7 (6-4), 6th place; Stanford 11-11 (3-7), 10th


Leaders

Utah: Kyle Kuzma had 15 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist.

Stanford: Reid Travis had 21 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals.


Up next

Utah: vs. Washinghton State, Thursday, 7 p.m., Pac-12 Network

Stanford: at Arizona, Wednesday, 7 p.m., FS1