Fri. Jan 27th, 2023

ST. GEORGE, Utah – The Path Blazers had been outscored by 19 factors within the second half as they dropped their fourth straight, falling 78-53 in opposition to Sam Houston.

The Path Blazers (9-8, 1-3) hosted the Sam Houston Bearkats (12-5, 2-3) at Burns Enviornment in a WAC matchup on Saturday, January 14.

Closing.#UtahTechBlazers | #WACmbb | #WAChoops

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) January 15, 2023

Losers of three straight, Utah Tech has fallen on laborious occasions just lately. Of their most up-to-date motion, the Path Blazers misplaced 85-72 in opposition to Stephen F. Austin.

Sam Houston has alternated wins and losses over their final six video games. Of their final sport, the Bearkats fell 86-74 in opposition to Southern Utah.

RELATED: Gradual Begin Dooms Utah Tech In Dwelling Loss To Stephen F. Austin

Frank Staine was the one Path Blazer to achieve double-figures, ending with 10 factors. 20 turnovers as a workforce ended any probability of a win earlier than getting began.

Qua Grant led all scorers with 15 factors, 5 assists and three steals. Lamar Wilkerson added 13 factors within the Bearkats victory.

First Half

Staine opened the scoring by hitting a 3 as Utah Tech began sizzling.

Frank will get the scoring began with this #MACU3!! 🔥🔥🔥#UtahTechBlazers | #WACmbb | #WAChoops

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) January 15, 2023

The Path Blazers used an 8-3 run to take a 9 level lead with 11:10 left within the half

ISAIAH POPE FROM DEEP!! 👌#UtahTechBlazers | #WACmbb | #WAChoops

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) January 15, 2023

Sam Houston struck again, scoring eight straight to chop the deficit to 18-17.

Again-to-back threes from Noa Gonsalves and Tanner Christensen put UTU up 24-17.

From there, Sam Houston put the clamps down, limiting the Path Blazers to only three extra factors within the half. Whereas Utah Tech struggled offensively, the Bearkats exploded on an 18-3 run to take a 35-29 lead on the break.

It is a shut one on the break.#UtahTechBlazers | #WACmbb | #WAChoops

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) January 15, 2023

RELATED: Utah Tech Falls to California Baptist On Highway

Second Half

Sam Houston opened the second half on a 15-6 run, opening up their benefit to fifteen factors with 13:32 left.

That might be the closest the Path Blazers would get the remainder of the evening as Sam Houston pulled away.

RELATED: Utah Valley Takes Down Utah Tech For Eighth Straight Win

Utah Tech went on to lose their fourth straight.

Closing.#UtahTechBlazers | #WACmbb | #WAChoops

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) January 15, 2023

Up Subsequent

Utah Tech look to finish their 4 sport dropping streak once they tackle Grand Canyon (12-5, 3-1) at GCU Enviornment in Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday, January 18. Tip-off for this sport is scheduled for 7 p.m. (MST). The Antelopes beat UT Arlington 80-48 of their final sport.

Observe @bpreece24

By Admin

Leave a Reply