Utah 72, SDSU 66

Key stretch: Trailing 48-47 with nine minutes left, Kim Tillie keyed a 7-0 run with four points, a couple of offensive rebounds and a big steal.

Key stat: The Utes hit 24 of 27 from the free throw line, including 7 of 8 in the final minute.

Top performance: Lawrence Borha scored 22 points on 7 of 11 from the field.

Overall record: 15-8

Conference record: 6-4

Up next: at BYU, Wednesday 8 p.m.