Ted S. Warren
March 03, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) Kristine Anigwe scored 18 points with 14 rebounds before fouling out, Mikayla Cowling hit some big shots late in regulation and overtime, and California knocked off Utah 66-63 to advance in the Pac-12 women's tournament on Thursday.

Cal (14-16) moves on to face second-seeded and No. 10-ranked Arizona State on Friday in the quarterfinals. Anigwe, the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, fouled out with 1:51 to go in regulation. Cowling finished with 12 points and four assists for Cal.

Utah's Paige Crozon hit a 3-pointer with 50 seconds left in overtime to tie it at 63. Cowling hit a jumper on the next possession and after a Utah turnover, MaAne Mosely hit 1 of 2 from the line to make it a three-point game. Crozon's 3-point attempt with two seconds left was no good.

Cal trailed by six, 48-42, after three quarters but chipped away at the deficit. A free throw by Cowling with 2:51 to go tied it at 53. Utah's Malia Nawahine made a 3-point play off an offensive rebound with 10 seconds left to put the Utes up two. Cowling then scored on a lob play in the lane to tie with 7.9 seconds left, and when Danielle Rodriguez' last-second heave missed, it went to overtime.

Utah (16-14) was led by Crozon, Nawahine and Emily Potter, all with 14 points.

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