Chris Hines paced the Utes (4-12, 1-3) with a career-best 21 points while Josh Watkins added 14 points. Utah remains winless of the road this season.
Cedric Martin hit a three with 20 seconds left to cut the Cardinal lead to three. Randle hit a pair of free throws next time down but the Utes hit another bucket to make it 68-65. The Utes would miss two shots at a tie in the final seconds to ensure the loss, help the Card move up the Pac-12 standings.
Both teams shot an abismal 6-26 combined from the free throw line.
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