Arizona State 79, Utah 75: Jahii Carson scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Sun Devils to a home win over the Utes.

Jonathan Gilling added 13 points and six assists for Arizona State (14-5, 3-3 Pac-12), while Jordan Bachynski had 11 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out. The Sun Devils shot 54.2 percent from the field and made 21-of-31 from the free-throw line.

Jordan Loveridge led Utah (14-5, 3-4) with 23 points, while Delon Wright added 22 and six rebounds. Brandon Taylor added nine points and four assists for the Utes, who hit just 8-of-22 from beyond the arc.

The game was close throughout the first half, though Utah used a 9-0 run to take a 28-19 lead with just over eight minutes to go before halftime. Arizona State had the deficit down to one before settling for a four-point deficit at the break.

Things stayed close throughout the second half as well, until the Sun Devils went on a 7-0 run to take an eight-point advantage with 1:22 to play. The Utes attempted to rally - helped by three missed free throws by Arizona State - but couldn't quite make up the deficit before the final buzzer.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Carson's 23 points left him one point short of reaching the 1,000-point plateau for his career. … Gilling had a perfect shooting night, hitting 5-of-5 from the floor, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range. … Arizona State won the rebound battle, 36-31.