Salt Lake City, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Dakarai Tucker scored 19 points as 12th-ranked Utah rolled over Washington, 77-56, on Sunday.
Brandon Taylor contributed 14 points and Chris Reyes added 11 for the Utes (16-3, 6-1 Pac-12), winners of two straight since a loss at Arizona.
Andrew Andrews recorded a game-high 22 points for the Huskies (14-5, 3-4), who had won three in a row. Robert Upshaw posted 13 with nine boards and five blocks in the setback.
Upshaw's jumper drew the Huskies within 43-38 roughly 4 1/2 minutes into the second half but the Utes ran away with the game over the next five minutes, stretching their advantage to 66-41 on a Dallin Bachynski slam.
Jordan Loveridge scored the first three points of the surge, then Taylor sank a pair of triples around a Tucker bucket before Washington finally answered on a Mike Anderson free throw. But Tucker was good twice more from long distance -- the second one creating a 60-39 advantage just over eight minutes in.
Utah's lead maxed out at 25 points at several more junctures over the remainder of the contest.
The hosts jumped out to an 11-2 lead in the early stages, and Loveridge's make from distance forged a 29-14 advantage with 8:29 left before halftime.
Anderson's long-range make whittled the Huskies deficit to 29-23 with 6:20 on the clock and Andrews' three made it 31-26. Utah eventually held a 37-30 lead at intermission.
Utah's Delon Wright posted a game-high nine assists while Taylor also recorded four steals, one-third of Washington's 12 turnovers ... The Utes shot 11-of-18 from beyond the arc and 53.8 percent (28-of-52) overall.