February 5, 2010 in Sports

Arizona tops WSU

 

Davelynn Whyte scored 20 points and added a career-high six assists to lead Arizona to a 73-66 win over Washington State in Pacific-10 Conference play Thursday night at Tucson, Ariz.

The Wildcats (10-10, 4-6) held a 48-38 rebounding advantage thanks to Ify Ibekwe and Reiko Thomas, who each grabbed 11 from the boards.

Ibekwe also scored 12 points and Soana Lucet finished with 18.

The Cougars (5-16, 0-10) briefly led three times early in the second period, but they watched as the Wildcats went on a 13-2 scoring run midway through the half to take the lead for good.

April Cook led the Cougars with 13 points while KiKi Moore and Carly Noyes each added 11 and Katie Madison scored 10.

Arizona State 67, Washington 61 (OT): Kayli Murphy scored a career-high 16 points and went 5 for 6 from the free-throw line in OT to help the Sun Devils (14-7, 6-4 Pac-10) beat the Huskies (9-11, 4-6) at Tempe, Ariz.

Murphy added 11 rebounds for her third career double-double. She had three assists, three steals and a block as the Sun Devils won for the fifth time in six games.

Laura McLellan scored six of her season-high 18 points in the extra period for the Huskies.

Kali Bennett, who transferred to ASU from Washington after her freshman year, put back her miss with 2:41 left in overtime to give ASU the lead for good, 61-59.

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