- Associated Press - Sunday, January 26, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Michelle Plouffe scored 20 points, and fueled the go-ahead 13-2 run late in the second half, to lift Utah to a 60-57 win over Arizona on Sunday.

In a tight game where neither team broke open a double-digit advantage, Utah (9-10, 2-6 Pac-12) retook the lead for good on a three-point play by Plouffe that made it 56-53 with 4:17 to go.

Plouffee, who also had 13 rebounds, padded the advantage with a trio of free throws as Arizona sank a jumper and a layup down the stretch. Ciera Dunbar hit a free throw with 5 seconds left to extend Utah’s lead back to three and Arizona’s Candice Warthen missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Emily Potter contributed 15 points in the Utes first home conference win of the season.

Arizona (4-15, 0-8) retook the lead three times in the second half.

Kama Griffitts led the Wildcats with 13 points.

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