SALT LAKE CITY -- Nirra Fields scored 22 points as a second-half run helped UCLA to a 62-52 win over Utah on Sunday in the regular season finale for both teams.
UCLA (13-17, 7-11 Pac-12) trailed 32-25 early in the second half but went on a 14-3 run to take a 39-35 lead with 12:45 left and never trailed again.
Atonye Nyingifa added 16 points and Corinne Costa had 15 for UCLA, which had lost five of its last six entering the game. Nyingifa also had nine rebounds and Costa grabbed eight.
Michelle Plouffe led Utah (11-18, 4-14) with 20 points and Emily Potter added 14, but the Utes shot just 32.8 percent from the field and hit just 4 of 18 from beyond the arc. Utah has now lost eight of its last nine.
espnW's Mechelle Voepel says it is alarming that women's basketball stands alone in the latest Notice of Allegations that North Carolina received from the NCAA and explains how the notice has impacted the Tar Heels' recruiting.