The Utah Runnin' Utes had a solid offensive performance and hung on late to beat the Colorado Buffaloes 86-81 Thursday night on the road.
• In a pretty even contest from a statistical standpoint, Utah shot 55 percent from the field compared to 44 for Colorado.
• The Utes maintained the lead for the final 29 minutes of the night.
• Both teams had similar balance in scoring, with three players from each side finishing in double figures.
Records: Utah (18-10); Colorado (16-13)
Utah: Kyle Kuzma finished with 25 points, six rebounds and an assist.
Colorado: Derrick White led all scorers with 31 points and had six rebounds, five assists and four blocks.
Utah: vs Cal, Thursday, March 2, 9 p.m.
Colorado: vs. Stanford, Thursday, March 2, 7 p.m.