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Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Utah Utes guard Justin Bibbins (1), forward Tyler Rawson (21), forward David Collette (13) and guard Sedrick Barefield (0) celebrate as they lead over the Stanford Cardinal at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018.

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah never trailed in snapping a two-game losing streak by beating Stanford 75-60 on Thursday night at the Huntsman Center.

Turning point: The Utes used a 14-2 run to turn a close game into a 36-22 edge with 2:43 to go in the first half and Utah took a 12-point lead, 40-28, into the break.

The heroes: Justin Bibbins led the Utes with 18 points, four assists and two rebounds while shooting 7 of 9 from the field with four 3-pointers. Sedrick Barefield had 17 points, four assists and two steals, while Tyler Rawson added eight points, 10 rebounds and five assists.

3 keys

  • Utah outshot Stanford 50 percent to 35.8 percent from the field, including a 55.2 to 30.8 percent edge in the first half.
  • The Utes led the Cardinal (13-12, 7-5 Pac-12) in assists, 16 to 11, and Stanford had 11 turnovers to Utah's six.
  • The Utes had a 36-24 edge in points in the paint.
Utah almanac: 14-9, 6-6 Pac-12, Won 1

Next 3

Vs. California (8-17, 2-10), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. MST (Pac-12 Networks)

At Washington (17-7, 7-4), Feb. 15, 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks)

At Washington State (9-14, 1-10), Feb. 17, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)