SALT LAKE CITY -- — Timmy Allen had 22 points and six rebounds and Utah held Idaho to 16 first-half points on the way to a 79-41 win on Friday night.
Allen had as many points as the Vandals at the 10-minute mark of the second half when the Utes (4-1) led 63-22.
Pelle Larsson added 15 points including all six of his free throws for Utah, which was 21 of 23 from the foul line.
Utah had 13 steals and scored 19 points off Idaho’s 22 turnovers.
Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak’s son, Luc, made his college debut when he entered the game with 4:44 left in the game and scored two points on a pair of free throws for the Utes.
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