Sun Devils Fall To Golden Bears, 84-82
Feb. 5, 2005
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Richard Midgley scored an off-balance layup with 2.8seconds left to lift California over Arizona State 84-82 Saturday night.
Arizona State (16-7, 5-6 Pac-10) called a time-out with 2.2 seconds left andthen Midgley knocked the in-bounds pass out of bounds with 1.4 secondsremaining. Bryson Krueger threw a pass on the ensuing in-bounds play to IkeDiogu, who missed a 12-footer on the baseline as time expired.
Diogu, who had 35 points and seven rebounds, had tied the game at 82 with alayup with 26.6 seconds left.
The lead changed hands three times after Rod Benson made one of two freethrows to give the Golden Bears (12-9, 5-6 Pac-10) a 70-69 advantage with aboutfive minutes left.
Benson led five Bears in double figures with 20 points and had eightrebounds. Midgley added 15 points.
Dominic McGuire, Martin Smith and Marquise Kately all scored 10 points forCalifornia.
Serge Angounou hit his third 3-pointer of the season with 57.7 seconds leftto give Arizona State an 80-79 lead but David Paris answered with a drivinglayup and subsequent free throw for California.
Kevin Kruger scored 15 points for Arizona State.
Angounou added 15 points and had been 2-of-9 from outside the arc in 22games this season.
Diogu scored a career-high 39 points in Thursday's win over Stanford.