Utah advances in PAC 12 tournament with win over Washington

Posted at 4:59 PM, Mar 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-12 18:59:04-04

LAS VEGAS — Dakarai Tucker made a 3-pointer to break a tie between Utah and Washington with 37 seconds to play, helping the Utes beat the Huskies in the first round of the PAC 12 tournament in Las Vegas.

Delon Wright led the Utes with 15 points and Jordan Loveridge added 13.

The Utes were in control of the game in the first half, building a 12-point lead. But the Huskies rallied in the second half, taking a 59-58 lead with 1:25 to play. The Utes closed out the game on a 9-to-2 run to pull out the win.

The Utes (21-10) will play top-seed Arizona in the quarterfinals on Thursday.