OREM, Utah – Isiah Umipig scored 32 points, hitting and 7 of 11 from 3-point range as Seattle beat Western Athletic Conference leader Utah Valley 71-57 on Thursday night.
Seattle (12-11, 4-6 WAC) broke an early second-half tie with a 19-6 run to take a 48-35 lead with less than 15 minutes to play.
Utah Valley (14-9, 8-2) cut its deficit to 60-56 with 3:59 left but the Redhawks closed the game on an 11-1 run to seal their third win in their last four games.
Umipig hit 12 of 20 from the field and scored at least 30 points for the third time this season. Seattle shot 10-of-19 from beyond the arc and held a 42-25 rebounding advantage.
Ben Aird scored 20 points for Utah Valley, which shot just 35.8 percent from the field. The Wolverines entered the game having won nine of their last 10.