No. 5 seed Utah did not let an early 10-point deficit discourage them as they stormed back and pulled away in the second half to defeat No. 4 seed Georgetown, 75-64.
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The Utes went on a 19-9 run in the first half to tie the game at halftime, and the teams stayed tight throughout most of the second half.
After approximately five minutes remained, the Utes pulled away from the Hoyas and rode their late free throws to victory.
The Utes executed a balanced offense as the team shot 57.9 percent from the field, and guard Brandon Taylor led the way with 14 points while shooting 4-for-8 from the three-point line. Four other players also scored in double digits.
The Hoyas also employed a balanced approach, but they were held to 43.6 percent shooting. Forward L.J. Peak scored a game-high 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting.
Here are highlights from this relatively even game.