SALT LAKE CITY — David Collette filled up the box score — 16 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists — to lead the Utes past Hawaii 80-60 at the Huntsman Center.
The turning point: Justin Bibbins hit a 3-pointer 10 minutes into the first half that gave the Utes to the lead for good.
Four Utes finished with 13 points or more.
Gabe Bealer and Bibbins combined to shoot 7 for 11 from beyond the 3-point line.
Former SLCC star Gibson Johnson had 5 points, 5 rebounds and an assist and a steal.
The hero: The Utes' Donnie Tillman had a career high 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench.
Next up: at Butler (6-2), Tuesday, 7 p.m. MT, on FS1
On deck: vs. Utah State at Vivint Arena, Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m. MT