Utes headed to Pac-12 semis after 79-69 OT upset

Posted at 9:31 PM, Mar 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-15 06:59:09-04

SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah men’s basketball team is headed to the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament after upsetting number 2 seed California in a 79-69 overtime victory.

The Utes and Bears kept it close through regulation, with Cal having a 1-point lead at halftime. A 3-point shot by Jarred DuBois in the final seconds of the second half put the game into overtime.

It was all Utah in OT, with the Utes pulling ahead by 11 points and finishing with a 79-69 victory.

DuBois led Utah with 21 points and 5 rebounds.

Utah will take on either Oregon or Washington in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals on Friday.