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Jacob Wiegand,
Utah guard Justin Bibbins takes the ball down the court during the Utes’ matchup against the Washington Huskies at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah snapped a four-game losing streak by topping Washington 70-62 at the Huntsman Center on Thursday night.

The turning point: After Utah saw what had once been a 13-point lead trimmed to 64-60 with 1:58 to play, the Utes got two offensive rebounds from Donnie Tillman to extend their next possession. Tillman finished the possession by hitting two free throws to make it a 66-60 game heading into the final minute.

The hero: Bibbins paced the Utes with 20 points, including 12 in the second half, and added 10 rebounds and five assists. Tillman had 14 points and eight rebounds.

3 keys

  • Utah had a 44-38 edge in rebounds.
  • Both teams struggled shooting, as Utah shot 37.5 percent from the field and 25.9 percent from 3-point range, while Washington shot 38.5 and 11.1 percent, respectively.
  • The Utes had a significant advantage at the free-throw line, hitting 21 of 30, while the Huskies made 10 of 18.
Utah almanac: 11-7 overall, 3-4 Pac-12, Won 1

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Vs. Washington State (9-9, 1-5), Sunday, 6 p.m. MST

At Arizona State (14-4, 2-4), Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.

At Arizona (15-4, 5-1), Jan. 27, 3:30 p.m.