Utah Valley snaps skid, extends Seattle’s with 88-78 win

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 26 points and sophomore Richard Harward had his first career double-double to help Utah Valley beat Seattle 88-78 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid. Toolson made 8 of 13 from the field and 9 of 9 from the free-throw line and Harward — who came in with 27 points and 41 rebounds in his career — finished with 12 points and 15 boards. Morgan Means had 20 points while Myles Carter, Terrell Brown and Delante Jones scored 16 apiece for Seattle (12-6, 0-3). Carter added 10 rebounds and three blocks and Brown finished with four steals. January 13, 2019 /Sports News – Local Utah Valley snaps skid, extends Seattle’s with 88-78 win Benjamin Nakwaasah hit a 3-pointer to spark a 14-1 run that was capped by five straight points by Harward and gave Utah Valley (12-6, 1-2 Western Athletic Conference) the lead for good. Toolson’s layup within the spurt gave the Wolverines their first lead and Harward punctuated it with a dunk that made it 74-68 with 5:41 to play. Seattle made just one of its last 13 shots and two of its last 17. UVU committed nine of its 15 turnovers as Seattle opened a 20-point lead when Jones hit a 3-pointer with 7:11 left in the first half. Toolson was fouled as he dunked and converted the 3-point play to spark a 13-3 run that trimmed the deficit to single digits about six minutes later. The Wolverines scored 14 of the first 16 second-half points to pull within a point. Tags: UVU Wolverines Basketball/WAC Written by Associated Presslast_img

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