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Dec. 11, 1997

Michael Doleac
Michael Doleac scored scored a career-high 30 points against Utah State. (File Photo)

Utah Off to Best Start in 30 Years

Utes beat In-State Rival 71-55

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Michael Doleac scored a career-high 30 points to lead Utah to a 71-55 victory over Utah State Wednesday night in the Huntsman Center.

Doleac hit 11-18 from the field and 8-8 form the free throw line to spark the Ute offense. Andre Miller scored 13 points and passed for 6 assists while Doleac and Alex Jensen led Utah on the boards with 8 rebounds each.

Utah shot .519 from the field and held the Aggies to just .419 shooting from the field and just .167 from three-point range. The Utes held USU's leading scorer Marxus Saxon to 4-13 shooting from the field. Utah's 8-0 start is the best start for a Ute basketball in 30 years (1967-68).

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