NCAA Men's Basketball

Utah Valley earns 66-62 win over Abilene Christian

By The Associated Press

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Le'Tre Darthard's 18 points helped Utah Valley defeat Abilene Christian 66-62 on Saturday night.

Darthard was 5 of 14 shooting, including 1 for 4 from distance, and went 7 for 7 from the line for the Wolverines (22-7, 13-3 Western Athletic Conference). Justin Harmon scored 12 points while going 5 of 11 (1 for 4 from distance), and added three steals. Aziz Bandaogo recorded 10 points and finished 5 of 9 from the floor.

Airion Simmons finished with 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Wildcats (13-15, 5-10). Immanuel Allen added 13 points for Abilene Christian. Joe Pleasant also recorded 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks.

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Utah Valley plays Wednesday against UT Arlington at home, and Abilene Christian visits Sam Houston on Friday.

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Updated February 25, 2023