Four score 15 as Utah beats Wyoming

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Luke Nevill, Luka Drca, Lawrence Borha and Tyler Kepkay all scored 15 points Saturday to lead Utah to an 80-70 win over Wyoming.

Utah (16-7, 7-2 Mountain West) pulled away in the second half behind strong 3-point shooting.

The Utes hit 11-of-24 3-pointers in the game, as Drca, Borha and Kepkay combined to hit 9-of-14 from long range.

It was the first home loss in 11 games this season for Wyoming (14-9, 3-6).

Wyoming led 32-29 late in the first half before Drca hit two straight 3-pointers as the Utes led 35-34 at halftime.

Utah opened the second half with two 3-pointers each by Borha and Kepkay. Borha's third 3-pointer with 9:42 left put the Utes up by a dozen.

The Cowboys cut the lead in half before a 3-pointer by Shaun Green and two free throws with 52 seconds put Utah back up by 11.

Brandon Ewing led Wyoming with 18 points, followed by Sean Ogirri with 17.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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