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Miles scores 27 to lift Jazz over Rockets 104-83

Updated: 01 March 2012 13:54 IST

C.J. Miles scored a season-high 27 points and the Utah Jazz beat Houston 104-83 on Wednesday, halting a four-game losing streak and the Rockets' four-game winning streak.

Salt Lake City, Utah:

C.J. Miles scored a season-high 27 points and the Utah Jazz beat Houston 104-83 on Wednesday, halting a four-game losing streak and the Rockets' four-game winning streak.

Devin Harris added 19 points for Utah, which avenged a 101-85 loss in Houston on Feb. 19.

Luis Scola led Houston with 18 points, while Kyle Lowery was held to 13 on 4-of-9 shooting after scoring 32 in the first meeting.

The Jazz won despite playing without injured starters Paul Millsap and Raja Bell.

The Rockets led 36-28 after a 3-pointer by Goran Dragic with 7:31 left in the second quarter before the Jazz closed on a 21-8 run, including eight straight points by Harris.

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