No. 23 Arizona State Women's Hoops Falls To Washington, 79-60
Feb. 10, 2001
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington's Megan Franza scored 21 points in leading theHuskies to a 79-60 victory over No. 23 Arizona State on Saturday.
The victory gave the Huskies a sweep of the season series against the SunDevils, and the two teams are now tied for first place in the Pacific-10Conference.
Washington (15-6, 8-3) has won five of its last six games. The Sun Devilslost for the first time since Jan. 11. They had won seven straight sincefalling to the Huskies 66-62 at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Arizona.
The Huskies led by 15 at 63-48 with 6:20 left in the game. The Sun Devilsstaged a comeback, pulling to 65-59 on Betsy Boardman's 10-footer at 3:15, butthat was as close as they came.
Washington's Andrea Lalum posted her third double-double of the season with14 points and 11 rebounds. LeAnn Sheets scored 13, and Loree Payne added 11.
The Huskies jumped out to an 8-0 lead over the first 4:15 of the game. TheSun Devils did not make their first field goal until Levens hit a 17-footjumper at the 14:50 mark.
Arizona State reduced the Husky lead to 23-20 on Levens' 3-pointer with 6:05to play in the first half, but Washington responded with a 15-8 run and held a38-28 halftime advantage.