Timmy Allen led six Utah players in double figures with 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Utes had to hold off Washington's late charge for a 98-95 win in the opening round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament on Wednesday.
The Huskies head man and players met with the media to discuss their 98-95 defeat against the Utah Utes.
Hopkins said, "I just felt like the best thing for us was to get rest," when asked about whether they contemplated playing a single game last week to stay sharp.
Remy Martin scored 31 points and Kimani Lawrence 21 with 20 rebounds as Arizona State pulled away with a late 8-0 run to defeat Washington 80-72 on Thursday night.
Remy Martin scored 26 points and Kimani Lawrence scored 22 and Arizona State defeated Washington 97-64 on Tuesday night to end a two-game losing streak.