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Meanwhile, Loveridge scored 15 quick points as Utah surged ahead 18-5. The Utes later led by 18 points before settling for a 42-29 halftime edge, thanks to Wright’s rebound basket while falling down.
Utah charged ahead 58-38 after seven minutes of the second half on Brandon Taylor’s 3-pointer from the right corner. BYU was done, and Utah basketball officially was back - or headed in that direction, anyway.
The next step is competing in the Pac-12, while trying to regularly replicate Saturday’s effort and the setting that helped make it possible. Fans who just discovered, or rediscovered, the Utes should have been impressed.
"Maybe," Krystkowiak said, "they’ll come back and check it out again."
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