Utah ends 2 game skid; beats Arizona State 86-63 - NBC Sports

Utah ends 2 game skid; beats Arizona State 86-63
Arizona State's Shaquielle McKissic (40) goes to the basket as Utah's Kenneth Ogbe (25) and teammate Renan Lenz (10) defend in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 23, 2014, 10:28 pm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Delon Wright scored 22 points, collected nine rebounds and had six assists and Utah blocked a season-high 12 shots to fuel an 86-63 victory over Arizona State on Sunday night.

Jordan Loveridge added 18 points and six rebounds, Renan Lenz had 14 and Princeton Onwas 12 to help the Utes (18-9, 7-8 Pac-12) break a two game losing streak. Utah dominated around the basket from start to finish. The Utes outrebounded the Sun Devils 44-36 and had a 38-26 edge in points in the paint.

Shaquielle McKissic had 16 points, while Egor Koulechov and Bo Barnes added 11 apiece for Arizona State (19-8. 8-6) which has lost two straight after winning six of its previous seven games.

Arizona State shot just 30.8 percent (20 of 65) from the field and 22.2 percent (6 of 27) from distance. Leading scorer Jahii Carson was held to just eight points on 3-of-13 shooting.

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