Sports Briefs January 26, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Dakarai Tucker scored a career-high 19 points, Brandon Taylor added 14 and No. 12 Utah beat Washington 77-56 last night. Tucker and Taylor combined to make eight 3-pointers to give the Utes (16-3, 6-1 Pac-12) their 15th straight home victory dating to last season. All six of Utah's Pac-12 conference wins have come by double-digit margins.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Jamie Weisner scored 21 points to help No. 9 Oregon State beat No. 13 Arizona State 67-54 yesterday to take sole possession of first place in the Pac-12. Oregon State (18-1, 8-0 Pac-12) used a 14-0 run early in the second half to pull away from Arizona State (18-2, 7-1) to win its eighth in a row and end the Sun Devils' 14-game winning streak, one short of the school record.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - LaBrittney Jones came off the bench to score a career-high 30 points and Charise Holloway drilled a 3-pointer from the left corner with 8.5 seconds left in overtime to lift Arizona to an 81-78 win over Oregon yesterday. Lexi Petersen's long 3 as time expired came up short.