Utah 80, Colorado State 56

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- Kim Smith scored 18 points and No. 25
Utah beat Colorado State 80-56 Wednesday night.

Julie Larsen and Shona Thorburn added 17 points each for Utah
(18-5, 9-3 Mountain West Conference), which has won five straight.

Utah held Colorado State to six points during the first 9½
minutes of the game to take a 26-6 lead. Larsen made four
3-pointers and Smith scored eight points during the stretch.

Melissa Dennett and Vanessa Espinoza scored 11 points each for
Colorado State (8-14, 2-9).

Utah has won six straight against Colorado State and leads the
all-time series 50-13.