TUCSON, Arizona — Michelle Plouffe scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Utah overcame a halftime deficit to take down Arizona 52-47 on Friday night.
Trailing 25-20 at halftime, Utah (11-15, 4-11 Pac-12) opened the second half on a 14-2 run and Arizona (5-21, 1-14) could not recover. The Wildcats were unable to cut the deficit to fewer than five points following the run.
Plouffe, coming off consecutive 31-point outings, scored 10 points in the second half and posted her 13th double-double of the year. Plouffe's point total also gave her 2,002 career points, making her the third player in program history with at least 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
Emily Potter added 12 points for the Utes and Cheyenne Wilson scored 10.
Breanna Workman scored 14 points to lead Arizona. LaBrittney Jones added 10 points and eight rebounds.