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Utah 80, Wyoming 70




Feb. 7, 2009

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-Senior forward Shaun Green scored 10 points to bring his career total to 1,002 as he became the 34th Ute in more than 100 years of basketball to breach the 1,000-point mark for his career. His 1,000th point came on a crucial three-pointer with under a minute left in the game to put the Utes up by nine points.Green recently moved past Keith Van Horn to take over third place all-time at Utah in three-point field goals made. He also ranks fourth in three-point field goal attempts and sixth in career steals.

-Utah handed Wyoming its first home loss of the year, snapping an 11-game home winning streak that extended back to the 2008 season. The Utes are now 5-5 in true road games this year, including a 3-2 mark in league road games. Including neutral-site contests, Utah is 7-5 away from home this season.

-Senior center Luke Nevill posted his ninth double-double of the season and the 27th of his career with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Nevill reached double figures for the 22nd time in 23 games this year and the 96th time in 114 career games (84%).

-Senior guard Lawrence Borha scored 15 points, hitting double figures for the eighth straight game.

-Utah's 12 offensive rebounds were the most since the Utes' defeat of Oregon on Dec. 3, and their second highest total of the season. Their best offensive rebounding effort came against Southwest Baptist (15) in the first game of the season.

-All six Utes who scored in the game reached double-figures. Four of them tied for the team lead with 15 points.

 

 

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