MATCHUP: Utah Utes (13-6, 2-6 Pac-12) at Colorado Buffaloes (11-8, 1-7)
GAME TIME: Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Coors Events Center
BROADCAST: TV - Pac-12 Networks. Radio - KVCU 1190 AM
COACHES: Colorado - JR Payne, 1st season (11-8 at CU; 112-121 career). Utah - Lynne Roberts, 2nd season (31-21 at Utah; 252-196 career).
LEADERS: Colorado - Scoring: G Kennedy Leonard, So., 18.3 ppg; Rebounding: F Haley Smith, Sr., 5.7 rpg; Assists: Leonard, 5.7 apg. Utah - Scoring: F Emily Potter, Jr., 15.6 ppg; Rebounding: Potter, 8.6 rpg; Assists: G Erika Bean, So., 6.1 apg.
NOTABLE: This is the first of two games between the teams this week. They will play Saturday in Salt Lake City. ... The all-time series is tied 14-14. Utah won both matchups last season. ... CU has lost a season-high five games in a row. ... During his five-game losing streak, the Buffs have been outscored by 69 points in the second half, compared to a minus-5 point differential in the first half. ... CU's Alexis Robinson has averaged 14.0 points in her last four games. ... During Pac-12 play, Utah (11th, at 36.3 percent) and CU (12th, at 33.9 percent) have been the two worst-shooting teams in the conference.
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