The Utah Tech Eagles men’s basketball team had an important win recently when they beat rival Southern Utah University (SUU) 80-71. It was the first win of the season for the Eagles and it ended a five-game losing streak. The team was able to take a big step forward with a win over one of their top competitors, and the win was even more impressive considering the Eagles were without several key players due to injuries and injuries.
The game was a back and forth affair, with Utah Tech taking a lead in the first half and Southern Utah answering back in the second half. But the Eagles were able to keep their composure and pull off the victory, thanks in part to some timely three-pointers. Utah Tech made nine three-pointers, while just five were made by SUU. It was the combination of accurate shooting and good defense that pushed the Eagles over the top and allowed them to snap their losing streak.
Senior guard A.J. Clifford led the way with 22 points, while sophomore forward Daylen Kountz added 16 points and eight rebounds. Utah Tech also got a boost from freshman guard Julian Walker, who had 10 points and a key three-pointer late in the game to help seal the win.
The win was a huge confidence booster for a team searching for their identity. The Eagles look to continue their momentum as they move forward and try to put together a winning season.
Overall, it was an impressive win for the Utah Tech Eagles men’s basketball team. With many key pieces set to return soon, the team looks to build off this victory and continue their quest for a successful season.
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