Utah fends off BYU in 65-61 win

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PROVO, Utah — The 13th ranked Utah basketball team beat rival BYU 65-61 on Wednesday night at the Marriott Center in Provo. Delon Wright led the Utes with 18 points.

The Utes jumped out to a 13-point lead in the first half, but the Cougars responded with a 14-0 run to take a 31-30 lead at halftime.

But Wright and the Utes took control in the second half and held off a BYU rally to improve to 7-1 this season.

Tyler Haws led BYU with 23 points, and Kyle Collinsworth added 19. BYU falls to 7-3.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.