Cotton out shines McConnell

T.J. McConnell had nine assists and nine turnovers in his 1st three NBA Summer League games.
T.J. McConnell had nine assists and nine turnovers in his 1st three NBA Summer League games.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Two point guards with Tucson ties.

Bryce Cotton had the better showing Thursday night for the Utah Jazz in their NBA Summer League Showdown with T.J. McConnell and the Philadelphia 76ers.

Cotton scored 20 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter and overtime as the Jazz rallied from down six points late to beat the Sixers 84-78.

Utah won all three games at their four-team summer showdown. Both Utah and Philadelphia will compete in the 24-squad Las Vegas Summer League that starts July 10.

Cotton shot 6-of-14 from the floor finishing with five rebounds and five assists.

The '10 Palo Verde grad hit just 33 percent of his shots from the field in the three games in Salt Lake City.

McConnell scored ten points and grabbed five rebounds but turned the ball over five times to go along with three assists.

The '15 Arizona Wildcats product had nine assists to nine turnovers in the three games while shooting 9-for-24 (38%) from the floor.

He made just one-of-seven three-point shots.

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