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Utah basketball: Utes credit defense for blowout win

Utah basketball: Utes credit defense for blowout win

By Bill Oram
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jan 21, 2012 11:23PM MDT

Larry Krystkowiak has preached about defense since he arrived in Salt Lake City. Finally Saturday, he was able to praise it.
Utah put together what the coach and his players generally referred to as their best defensive effort of the season in a 64-43 win over Arizona State.
The Utes held the Sun Devils to 38.6 percent shooting, recorded seven steals and scored 14 points off turnovers.
“A funny thing happened,” Krystkowiak said, “when we did a really good job of defending them and taking away s...

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