Stanford, Calif. • Despite 24 points and 10 rebounds from Michelle Plouffe, the Utah women's basketball team couldn't overcome a quick start by No. 6 Stanford and lost 65-44 on Friday night.
The Cardinal (17-2, 6-1 Pac-12) jumped out to leads of 7-0 and 19-5 in the first half and were up 16 at halftime. They won their third straight and for the sixth time in seven games.
Plouffe registered her second double-double of the season for the Utes (10-8, 1-6), who lost for the seventh time in eight games since opening the season 9-1. Paige Crozen added 10 points.