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WSU trails 40-26 at half


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In a nutshell, it was a half of runs with Arizona State having more. Simple, but not really. WSU contributed mightily to ASU's runs – a 12-0 one that built a 30-17 lead, then an 8-0 one to end the half – by missing seven of 10 free throws, turning the ball over five times and shooting 35.5 percent from the floor. Klay Thompson contributed to the latter, hitting 2 of 10 shots, missing all six of his 3-pointers, many wide open. ... The Sun Devils are shooting 62.5 percent, with many of their shots as open as the ones Thompson is getting. The difference is their shots are going in. ... I usually don't say much about this, but we'll discuss the officiating in our post-game blog tonight. ... We'll be back at the end of the game.



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