- Associated Press - Saturday, January 23, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Jamie Weisner scored 23 points on Friday night and No. 11 Oregon State held off a late run to beat Utah 62-53.

The Beavers (15-3, 6-1 Pac-12) led 56-36 with 6:35 left before Utah (12-6, 4-3) scored 15 straight to get within five at the 1:30 mark.

Weisner secured an offensive rebound with a minute left and made a pair of free throws to make it 58-51. Sydney Wiese added 4-for-6 from the foul line to help Oregon State secure the win.

Wiese had 12 points and Ruth Hamblin blocked eight shots. Oregon State won its fifth straight and remained alone in second place in the conference, one game behind Arizona State.

Oregon State scored the last 17 points of the first quarter and added a 3 on the first possession of the second to lead 23-8.

Emily Potter had 17 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Utes.


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