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WSU Women Drop First Pac-12 Game to Utah

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Tia Presley and the Cougars dropped their first Pac-12 conference game vs. Utah today. Tia Presley and the Cougars dropped their first Pac-12 conference game vs. Utah today.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Michelle Plouffe scored four points in the final seconds and upset Washington State 59-57 in a conference thriller on Sunday.

Utah's Plouffe scored inside the paint, tying the score at 57 and following a missed layup by the Cougars, Plouffe hit the game-winning layup with 1 second remaining.

The game was nip-and-tuck down the stretch with WSU going up by six-points with 3:42 remaining on a Sage Romberg basket.

Utah

scored the next six points_four by Emily Potter_to knot the game at 53. WSU's Taylor Edmondson hit a jumper at 1:02 putting WSU up 57-55, setting up Plouffe's heroics.

Utah (8-9, 1-5 Pac-12). Utah bumped its halftime lead to 35-27 early in the second period until Dawnyelle Awa hit a 3-pointer for the Cougars, tying the score at 39.Plouffe and Potter scored 17 points each for

Tia Presley led the Cougars (11-7, 5-1) with 13 points.

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