Idaho State vs Utah

Utah 71, Idaho St. 59


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Cedric Martin scored a season-high 19 points and Jason Washburn added 17 to boost Utah over Idaho State 71-59 on Friday night, snapping an eight-game losing streak.

Dijon Farr also posted a season-best with 16 points and had four steals to help the Utes (2-8) end their longest losing skid since 1943.

Idaho State (2-8), which was led by Melvin Morgan's 13 points, has lost 18 in a row against Pac-12 teams dating back to a 62-57 victory over Oregon in the 1986-87 season.

The game was tight, as neither team led by more than nine points until late in the second half. Then the Utes ratcheted up the defensive pressure and got hot on the other end.

The Utes had trouble finding shots against the Bengals' zone until they got points in transition and Martin found his range from the perimeter.

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Idaho State Bengals
A. Moreira, F343-50-08136
J. Kusmieruk, C121-20-00022
C. Grabau, G382-67-1064311
M. Morgan, G284-82-233013
K. McGowen, G243-102-21139
S. Baldwin254-80-01238
G. Swanson233-80-03137
D. Kostur91-31-10023
V. Banipal40-20-00000
A. Hatchett30-10-00100
Totals 21-5312-1530131959
Utah Utes
C. Martin, F406-102-211319
D. Farr, F347-111-161116
J. Washburn, C274-59-1190217
J. Watkins, G291-91-20833
C. Hines, G241-50-02133
K. Storey262-32-22617
J. Dawson142-32-44016
B. Wilkinson40-10-00100
A. Odunsi20-00-00020
Totals 23-4717-2230181671
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota14-422-10144
E. Wash.13-522-12148
Weber St.12-620-14185
Montana St.11-716-16254
Sac. State9-913-18293
Portland St.7-1115-16268
N. Colo.7-1111-18287
N. Arizona6-129-23335
Idaho St.3-156-26340
So. Utah3-156-27341

Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Colorado St.13-524-1266
Boise St.12-620-1272
Fresno St.11-720-1376
New Mexico10-817-1486
San Diego St9-919-1498
San Jose St.7-1114-16191
Utah St.7-1114-17181
Air Force4-1412-21251