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Women's basketball: Arizona beats Utah, 61-52

Published February 17, 2013 9:00 pm

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Utah's Michelle Plouffe and Taryn Wicijowski each had a double-double, but the Utes fell to host Arizona 61-52 Sunday afternoon in a Pac-12 game in Tucson.

Plouffe scored 21 points with 16 rebounds.

Wicijowski scored 14 points with 10 rebounds, and Iwalani Rodrigues added 11 points.

The Utes (14-11, 5-9 Pac-12) had their three-game winning streak snapped.

Davellyn Whyte led Arizona (14-11, 5-9) with 21 points.

Arizona opened up a 14-point lead early in the second half before Utah rallied to pull within six, 46-40, with 10 minutes remaining but the Wildcats held on for the win.

Utah committed 19 turnovers, leading to 28 Arizona points.