Taylor's hot three-point shooting propels the Utes into the next round.
Delon Wright led the team with 21 points in loss to the Huskies.
Dakarai Tucker led the Utes with 11 points.
Dakarai Tucker scored a career-high 19 points and Brandon Taylor added 14 to lead Utah
Delon Wright led the team with 17 points, three rebounds, and eight assists in win over the Cougars.
NCAA Basketball: Utah at Oregon State (USATSI)
No. 12 Utah vs. Washington
No. 12 Men's Basketball defeats Washington State at home, 86-64 (USASTI)
No. 9 Utah vs. Colorado
NCAA Basketball: Southern California at Utah (USATSI)
Honorable Mention All-Academic Pac-12 selection ... Started 22 games and played in all 33 for Utah ... Sixth in the Pac-12 in three-point field goal percentage at 41.4 ... Totaled career-highs of 18 points (four three-pointers) and six rebounds in the Utah victory over USC ... In the second game against the Trojans, he added 13 points ... Notched 12 points and three rebounds in the win over Idaho State ... Scored 10 points at No. 1 Arizona ... Had 10 points in the win over Fresno State ... Career-high three assists in the win over Oregon State to go along with 13 points ... Had a career-high three steals at Colorado to go along with 11 points ... Registered points in all but three and rebounds in all but six Utah contests ... Had eight multi-assist games
Scored in 15 contests for the Utes, including eight of the last nine games he appeared ... In his first collegiate game, he scored a career-high 15 points vs. Willamette University ... Grabbed a career-high five rebounds in Utah's Pac-12 semifinal contest with eventual champion Oregon ... Notched rebounds in 16 games ... Had assists in nine games, including a pair against Willamette and the College of Idaho ... Had a personal best three steals in a contest at Colorado.
Scored 12.4 points per game as a senior to go with 5.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.5 steals per contest ... shot 45% from the field for the season (153-of-340) and knocked down 80% of his free throws (52-of-65) ... named the 2011-12 CIF-Southern Section Player of the Year ... also named first-team All-Div. 4 and Honorable Mention All-State selection by Max Preps.
Dakarai Tucker is the son of Kimberly Maxwell ... born May 13, 1994 ... majoring in communications