SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Jarred Dubois had 21 points and Jason Washburn added 18 to lead Utah over Texas State 74-69 Friday night.
Jordan Loveridge added 15 points and eight rebounds for Utah (5-2).
The Bobcats hit a pair of 3-pointers in the final minute, but foul trouble had allowed the Utes to pull away earlier.
Utah took a 62-55 lead when Wright went to the bench following his fourth foul with seven minutes left in the game. With Wright out, Loveridge had two offensive rebounds that led to a pair of layups by Dubois.
The Utes were 14 for 19 on free throws in the second half in what had been a close game.
The Big East has joined the ACC, Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association in forming a men's basketball officiating alliance.
Nebraska guard Andrew White, who averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season, will transfer from the program and is eligible immediately. What else is on Dickie V's mind this week?
The Cavaliers bring in a top-10 class of four incoming freshmen, so the Class of 2017 will be a small one. Coach Tony Bennett is aiming high.