Washington rallies to upset No. 13 Utah in regular-season finale

Washington Huskies defeat No. 13 Utah Utes, 77-68, in regular-season basketball finale

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 28 points, including a deep three-pointer with 1:08 remaining as the shot clock was about to expire, and Washington rallied to stun No. 13 Utah, 77-68, on Saturday in Seattle.

Washington (16-14, 5-13 Pac-12) was 15-4 after winning at Colorado on Jan. 22, then proceeded to lose its next seven games and 10 of 11 as injuries and player discipline left the Huskies short-handed. Included in that skid was a 21-point loss to the Utes in Salt Lake City.

But the Huskies played inspired in the final game of the regular season. Williams-Goss received plenty of help. Andrew Andrews had 16 points and Mike Anderson added 15 in his final home game.

Utah (23-7, 13-5) lost for the third time in five games and will now be the No. 3 seed for next week's Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas after finishing in a tie with Oregon. Delon Wright led the Utes with 21 points.

Jakob Poeltl had 18 points for the Utes, but was held to three in the second half. Poeltl was seven for seven from the field in the first half but was taken out of the game by Washington in the final 20 minutes.

The loss dropped Utah into a tie with Oregon, but the Utes lost the head-to-head tiebreaker having lost to the Ducks in their only regular-season meeting.

at No. 5 Arizona 91, Stanford 69: T.J. McConnell had 10 points and 11 assists in his final home game, helping the Wildcats close out the regular season with a victory over the Cardinal. Arizona led by 16 points at halftime despite McConnell being in foul trouble and fought through a chippy second half to extend the nation's longest home winning streak to 38 games. Chasson Randle had 16 points and Stefan Nastic added 14 for Stanford, which lost seven of its final 10 games.

at Arizona State 74, California 70: Shaquielle McKissic scored 21 points in his last collegiate home game and the Sun Devils used late free throws to hold off the Golden Bears in the regular-season finale for both teams. Savon Goodman added 18 points and Gerry Blakes 16 for Arizona State. Tyrone Wallace scored 23 for California in its fifth loss in its last six games.

at Washington State 96, Colorado 91 (OT): Josh Hawkinson scored 21 points and Ike Iroegbu added 18 as the Cougars beat the Buffaloes in overtime in the regular-season finale for both teams. Josh Scott scored 32 points and Askia Booker had 26 for Colorado . Dexter Kernich-Drew and DaVonte Lacy each scored 17 for Washington State, which had six players score in double figures.

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