SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Stars defeated the Iowa Wolves 105-93 tonight at Bruin Arena. The Stars improve to 11-0 when they hold their opponent under 100 points.
Salt Lake City was led by Trevon Bluiett, who scored a game-high 21 points, 15 of which came from beyond the arc, to go with five rebounds in 26 minutes off the bench. Utah Jazz two-way player Jarrell Brantley filled the stat sheet with 16 points, six rebounds and five assists, while Jazz assignment player Miye Oni added 15 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals.
The Wolves were paced by Omari Spellman, who posted 20 points and six assists. Lindell Wigginton tallied 18 points and a game-high eight assists, while Minnesota Timberwolves assignment player Jarred Vanderbilt notched his seventh double-double of the season with 16 points and a game-high 14 rebounds.
All 13 of the game’s lead changes came in the first half, with Salt Lake City taking a seven-point advantage (46-39) at intermission. The Stars pushed their lead to a game-high 20-points (74-54) late in the third period and took a 16-point advantage (78-62) heading into the fourth quarter. The Wolves cut the lead to single digits with 2:38 left to play, but Salt Lake City pulled away and earned the 12-point victory.