Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 2/19/12

LOUISVILLE, KY - JANUARY 5: Kyle Lowry #1 of the Villanova Wildcats shoots the ball against Juan Palacios #3 of the Louisville Cardinals on January 5, 2006 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. Villanova won the game 76-67. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
HOUSTON (AP) -- Kyle Lowry scored 32 points and Luis Scola had 26 and the Houston Rockets fought off a late run from the Utah Jazz and went on to a 101-85 win on Sunday night. Utah cut Houston's double-digit lead to just two points with a big fourth quarter run, before an 8-2 spurt by the Rockets stretched their lead to 88-80 with four minutes left. Devin Harris made a pair of free throws for Utah after that. But Houston scored eight straight points, with six from Scola, to extend the lead to 96-82 two minutes later to secure the win. Al Jefferson, who was coming off a season-high 34-point performance on Friday, led the Jazz with 23 points and 11 rebounds. The Rockets were up by 13 points with nine minutes remaining before Utah used an 11-0 run, capped by a 3-pointer by Raja Bell, to get within 80-78 with 5:45 left. Paul Millsap had two baskets and four free throws for Utah's other points in that span. Lowry started Houston's game-clinching run when he scored Houston's first po...
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