(16-3, 5-2 Pac-12)
(8-10, 1-6 Pac-12)
9:00 PM ET, January 24, 2014
Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Arizona St: D. Mann 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast
Utah: M. Plouffe 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl
SALT LAKE CITY -- Katie Hempen and Sophie Brunner each made a pair of free throws in the final 10 seconds to help No. 14 Arizona State escape from Utah with a 65-62 win Friday night.
Brunner made her free throws with 8.6 seconds left to give ASU a 63-62 lead.
Utah's Danielle Rodriguez turned the ball over, and the Utes sent Hempen to the line with 3.5 seconds left where she also made both. Utah was unable to get a shot off in the final seconds.
Deja Mann had 18 points and Hempen added 14 for the Sun Devils (16-3, 5-2 Pac-12) who won for the first time in Salt Lake City.
Utah rallied back from a 60-54 deficit with 2:38 left to go ahead 62-61 on Danielle Rodriguez's layup with 14 seconds left. Rodriguez scored five of her 11 points during that span.
Michelle Plouffe led Utah (8-10, 1-6) with 22 points.