SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Bryant Markson scored 12 points to lead
Utah to a 68-52 victory Monday night over Division II Adams State.
The Utes (6-3) led the entire game, and were never seriously
challenged by the Grizzlies (5-4).Shaun Green scored 11 points for the Utes, making 3-of-4 from
the 3-point line. Luke Nevill added 12 points and four rebounds.Wes Jensen led the Grizzlies, scoring 17 points and shooting
5-of-13 from the 3-point line. Richard Mincy scored 15 points on
7-of-8 from the field.With 11:41 left in the second half, Jensen hit a 3-pointer to
narrow Utah's lead to 41-33.Utah responded with a 14-4 run that left the Utes up 55-37.Adams State rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit with
back-to-back 3-pointers to open the second half.After Utah made a free throw, the Grizzlies closed the gap to
seven points on a basked by Mincy with 18:15 left. That was the
closest they came the rest of the way.Utah shot 50 percent compared to Adams State's 39 percent on
20-of-51.Adams State attempted 28 3-pointers in the game and made nine,
compared to Utah's five 3-pointers on 12 attempts.