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Women’s basketball: Utah builds huge lead, holds off Washington State rally

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019

From staff reports

Megan Huff scored 21 points, Dre’Una Edwards added 20 and Utah pulled out a 72-68 victory at Washington State after letting a 21-point lead slip away Friday.

Alexys Swedlund and Chanelle Molina had 17 points apiece for WSU (6-9, 1-3), which trailed 46-32 at halftime. Borislava Hristova added 13 points.

Utah (14-1, 3-1 Pac-12) shot 56 percent (29 for 52) for the game.

Washington 68, Colorado 58: Amber Melgoza scored 15 points and Missy Peterson added 11 to help the Huskies (8-8, 1-3 Pac-12) beat the Buffaloes (10-5, 0-4) to snap a five-game losing streak.

T.T. Watkins added 10 points for the Huskies. UW never trailed, opening the game with a 17-3 run.

Mya Hollingshed and Quinessa Caylao-Do had 13 points apiece for the Buffaloes.

George Fox 78, Whitworth 57: Tavin Headings came off the bench to score 18 points and the 12th-ranked Bruins (12-2, 5-0) handled the visiting Pirates (8-6, 3-2) in Northwest Conference action.

Emily Spencer added 12 points for George Fox.

Talia Brandner led Whitworth with 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting with four assists. Madison Abbott and Camy Aguinaldo scored 11 points apiece.

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