Runnin’ Utes wrap up European tour with loss to the Paris All-Stars

13 Aug , 2017 Sports

Utah’s David Collette (16 points), Sedrick Barefield (13) and Justin Bibbins (12) each scored in double figures, but it wasn’t enough as the Runnin’ Utes fell 74-67 to the Paris All-Stars on Saturday afternoon.

The Paris All-Stars, who drained 14 3-pointers to Utah’s seven 3-pointers, used a 12-0 run through the first and second quarters and later registered a 15-0 run to put the game out of reach.

Despite trailing by as many as 12 points late in the contest, the Utes managed to close out the day with a 4-for-5 effort from the field and close the gap to just a seven-point loss.

Utah trailed 35-31 at the half, despite closing out the second quarter with a 13-8 run.

The Utes led late in the first quarter, 16-13, following a 3-pointer from Barefield, but the Paris All-Stars closed the quarter with a 4-0 run and then opened the second period scoring the first eight points to push its lead to 25-16.

A 12-5 run pulled the Utes within two points, down 30-28, but the home squad scored the next five points to take a seven-point lead. Bibbins managed to get the Utes back within four …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

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