LOS ANGELES (AP) — Malia Nawahine scored 17 points and Emily Potter finished with 16 on 8-for-10 shooting, leading Utah over Southern California 58-53 on Sunday.
Nawahine's 3 with 1:02 to play put Utah (12-1, 1-1 Pac-12) up for good. USC's last basket of the game came with 3:07 to go on Kristen Simon's put back off an offensive rebound.
USC (10-3, 1-1) led 47-43 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Trojans missed their final five shots and made just one basket in their last 12 attempts. Simon led the Trojans with 22 points and 11 rebounds and Courtney Jaco and Minyon Moore each scored 10.
Jaco made a layup 55 seconds before halftime to give the Trojans a 35-22 lead capping a 14-0 run. Utah got back in it in the final three minutes of the third on 13-7 run to draw within four.