Utah 79

(2-4, 1-2 away)

Marquette 76

(5-2, 3-2 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 30, 2008

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    UTAH 33 4679
    MARQ 48 2876

    Utah 79, Marquette 76

    Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE -- Kalee Whipple scored 30 points and Morgan Warburton added 19 to lead Utah to a 79-76 come-from-behind victory over Marquette on Sunday in the WBCA Classic.

    Katie King chipped in 14 points as the Utes snapped a four-game losing streak to improve to 2-4.

    The Golden Eagles (5-2) lost their second straight game. Krystal Ellis had 23 points to lead Marquette, with Georgie Jones adding 10.

    Marquette led 48-33 at the half and was on top 51-33 early in the second half after a free throw by Paige Fiederowicz. But the Utes battled back to tie or lead several times.

    Whipple hit a pair of free throws with 2:25 remaining to put the Utes ahead 75-73.

    With Marquette trailing 77-76, Jones missed a pair of free throws with 6.3 seconds left that could have tied or won the game, and Utah hung on for the victory.

    Both Marquette and Utah were 1-2 in the Classic. In the tournament's first game Sunday, Gonzaga upset No. 16 Virginia 69-62.

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