Nov. 22, 1997
SALT LAKE CITY - The 16th ranked Utes moved to 3-0 on the season with a 66-48 victory over Southern Utah University Saturday night in the Huntsman Center. Playing without center Michael Doleac, who missed his second straight game with a sprained ankle. the Utes struggled early, leading just 30-22 at halftime. A second half defense that held the T-Birds to just .261 from the field enabled Utah to come away with the 18 point margin of victory. Hanno Mottola led all scorers with 12 points while Alex Jensen added 11 points and 7 rebounds. Andre Miller had 10 points and Jordie McTavish added 9 points, including going 2-2 from three-point range. The Utes now travel to Los Angeles fro a Tuesday night game at Loyola Marymount.