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Area women’s basketball: No. 14 ASU beats WSU

Sabrina Haines scored a career-high 19 points, including eight in the pivotal third quarter, and No. 14 Arizona State beat Washington State 63-45 on Sunday in Pullman.

The game was tied at halftime before the Sun Devils (13-3, 4-0 Pac-12) outscored the Cougars (11-5, 2-3) 25-9 in the third for a 16-point lead. It was the 19th time this season the Sun Devils have held an opponent to single digits in a quarter. The lead reached 21 points with three minutes left in the game.

Haines, a freshman who came off the bench, was 5 of 7 from the field with two 3-pointers and sank 7 of 9 free throws. Kelsey Moos grabbed 10 rebounds.

Borislava Hristova had eight of her 10 points in the first half to lead WSU but was just 4 of 15.

Washington 63, Arizona 47: Kelsey Plum scored 26 points, Chantel Osahor grabbed 19 rebounds and the Huskies beat the Wildcats for their seventh straight win in the series.

Plum had 18 points in the first half and Talia Walton added 10 as the Huskies built a 38-27 lead. Both teams shot below 39 percent but Washington pulled ahead by making all nine of its free throws and forcing 10 turnovers.

Washington (12-4, 3-2 Pac-12) led 50-33 with 5:07 remaining in the third quarter, but did not score again in the frame as Arizona pulled to 50-41 on Taryn Griffey’s 3-pointer.

Walton’s 3-point play at the start of the fourth put Washington up 53-41 and the Huskies led by double figures the rest of the way. The Wildcats (10-6, 1-3) did not get on the board in the fourth until the 3:47 mark.

Walton scored 18 points.

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