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Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, Utah Attendance: 5,528
Utah hits 14 3-pointers, eases by LSU 95-71 in NIT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Sedrick Barefield led five Utah starters in double figures with 17 points and the Utes hit 14 3-pointers en route to a 95-71 victory over LSU on Monday night in the first round of the NIT.
Utah scored the first four points of the game and built a 21-point first-quarter lead after a 19-2 run - with eight points from Barefield. The Utes' lead reached 27 points in the second quarter before LSU closed the half on an 8-0 run to pull to 47-30. Utah shot 63 percent from the field in the half, including 7 of 14 from 3-point range.
Freshman Tremont Waters had 19 points, eight assists and four steals for LSU (18-15). Skylar Mays added 16 points and senior Aaron Epps scored 12.
LSU, under first-year coach Will Wade, was attempting to win two games in the NIT for the first time since 1970.
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Updated March 19, 2018