Slater and Carter hit back-to-back 3s for a 66-62 lead, but Utah Valley closed to 66-65 on TJ Washington's 3-pointer with 26 seconds. Carter made two free throws with 11 seconds left and Washington's 3 with 1 second to go rimmed out.
Washington, who led the Wolverines in scoring heading into the matchup with 14 points per game, scored only five points on 2-of-11 shooting.
Long Beach State takes on Seattle on the road on Monday. Utah Valley takes on Antelope Valley at home next Saturday.
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