Utah eliminates Washington, advances to meet Arizona
Utah forward Jordan Loveridge dives for a loose ball in the second half of Wednesday's game with Washington.
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LAS VEGAS -- Delon Wright scored 15 points and Jordan Loveridge added 13, helping Utah hold off Washington 67-61 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
Utah (21-10) dominated the first half before Washington rallied in the second to set up a close finish.
Dekarai Tucker put the Utes ahead 63-60 on a 3-pointer from the corner with 37 seconds left and Brandon Taylor hit two free throws after Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss missed a potential tying 3-pointer.