Men's Hoops Loses to Utah
Feb. 23, 1998
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Michael Doleac had 20 points before fouling out and Hanno Mottola added 16 as Utah won its third straight game and 20th straight at the Huntsman Center.
The Runnin' Utes (23-2, 10-2 WAC) made a 12-4 run midway through the second half to put the game away. Andre Miller scored 10 of his 17 points in the second half.
UNLV (14-12, 5-7 WAC) fell two games behind Colorado State for fourth place in the WAC's Mountain Division.
Kevin Simmons led the Rebels with 22 points and Kaspars Kambala added 13. UNLV's leading scorer, Tyrone Nesby, was held to five points and didn't have a field goal until 2:07 left.