Cal Upsets No. 13 Arizona State, 66-64
Jan. 19, 2006
BERKELEY, California (Ticker) - Alexis Gray-Lawson led four players in double figures with 23 points as California started fast and held on for a 66-64 victory over No. 13 Arizona State.
The Golden Bears (13-5, 5-3 Pac-10) shot nearly 60 percent (16-of-27) from the floor in the first half to claim a 36-24 lead at the break. They made only 10-of-19 (53 percent) free throws in the second half as the Sun Devils charged back before falling short.
The Golden Bears had only 12 assists, made just one 3-pointer and did not get one point from their bench. However, they held a 45-35 rebounding advantage and limited Arizona State's starters to a combined 25 points on 10-of-33 shooting.
The Sun Devils (14-4, 5-3) got 39 points from their bench, including 19 from Amy Denson and 14 from Danielle Orsillo. They have lost three of five after a nine-game winning streak.