Idaho State vs Utah

Utah 71, Idaho St. 59

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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 (2-8)342559
Utah (2-8) «314071

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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
 39.6%80% 
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
 48.9%77.3% 
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Colo.0-08-3135
Portland St.0-08-361
Idaho0-07-3157
Montana0-05-4197
So. Utah0-05-4100
Montana St.0-06-595
Weber St.0-04-5216
North Dakota0-04-6263
Idaho St.0-03-5337
E. Wash.0-03-8180
Sac. State0-02-8273
N. Arizona0-02-9269

Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Boise St.0-010-129
Fresno St.0-09-2111
Nevada0-08-217
UNLV0-08-294
Wyoming0-08-350
San Diego St0-07-376
Air Force0-05-5311
Utah St.0-05-6208
Colorado St.0-04-6148
New Mexico0-03-7215
San Jose St.0-02-7342