Jakob Poeltl had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Lorenzo Bonam had two key baskets early in overtime, and Utah defeated Washington, 80-75, Sunday night in a Pac-12 Conference game.
David Crisp’s three-point basket for Washington with 16.5 seconds left in regulation tied the score, 66-66, and forced the extra session.
Bonam scored on two drives early in overtime — the first a goaltending call — and Poeltl’s free throws with 53 seconds left gave the Utes a 75-73 lead. The Utes (15-5, 4-3 Pac-12) made seven of eight free throws in the final minute of overtime.
Andrew Andrews led the Huskies (13-6, 5-2) with 17 points before fouling out in overtime.
Poeltl made eight of 14 shots from the field, and 13 of 16 free throws. Bonam finished with 12 points and Kyle Kuzma had 11.
Marquese Chriss scored 15 points for Washington before fouling out late in regulation and Noah Dickerson had 14.
Bonam got the first basket of overtime nearly two minutes into the extra session when Malik Dime was called for goaltending. Washington missed its first three shots and Dime was called for goaltending again. Crisp answered with a three-pointer but Bonam scored on a drive and a free throw from Jordan Loveridge gave the Utes a 73-69 lead with 2 minutes 8 seconds to play.
Andrews made free throws for the Huskies and after Bonam’s drive rimmed out and Dime followed up two misses with a dunk to pull Washington even, 73-73. Poeltl made two free throws with 53 seconds left to give Utah a 75-73 lead and Washington failed to get a shot on its next possession during a scramble for a loose ball.