Tip-off at the Huntsman Center scheduled for 7 p.m. MT.
Utes look for second consecutive home win against Ducks.
Joined the team as a walk-on and earned playing time in 17 games, averaging approximately five minutes per game...scored eight points, grabbed five rebounds, made three steals and had one assist...scored first career points against Arizona(1/19).
Named first-team 4A all-state selection as a senior in 2009 ... also voted second-team all-state by the Deseret News ... earned first-team all-Utah Valley and Utah Region 6 as well ... played in the 4A vs. 5A all-star game, scoring 21 points ... led the state (4A) in scoring with 20.8 ppg ... earned Academic All-State honors and was a member of the National Honor Society, maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
Alex Mortensen is the son of Wayne and Kelly Mortensen ... born Sept. 19, 1990 ... has six siblings, Clifton (26), Matt (25), Kelsie (23), Michael (18), Thomas (16) and Mark (13) ... served a two-year LDS mission in Columbus, Ohio, after graduating from Springville HS (2009-11) ... major is undeclared.