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Norman Powell leads UCLA past No. 11 Utah, 69-59
Norman Powell leads UCLA past No. 11 Utah, 69-59

Norman Powell has played this season with a dislocated thumb and pinkie. He has bruised his hip but begged back into a game. His latest malady was an illness that kept him from practice earlier this week. Yet Powell was in the lineup against No. 11 Utah on Thursday, and when he slashed to the basket and scored again midway through the second half, he could feel an unlikely win inching closer. UCLA had lost by 32 this month against the Utes, one of a series of disappointments on the road in the Pac-12 Conference. After getting swept by Oregon State and Oregon last weekend, Powell had challenged his teammates' intensity. Now, though, Powell put UCLA up by nine, and he threw his...

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