Sun Devils Route Oregon State 76-59
Feb. 9, 2006
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Jeff Pendergraph scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Arizona State past Oregon State 76-59 Thursday night, handing the Beavers their fifth straight loss and seventh in the last eight games.
Oregon State (10-13, 3-9) was paced by Sasa Cuic's 23 points. Nick DeWitz added 16 points for the Beavers, all but three in the first half.
Pendergraph, who got his second career double-double, made a short hook and Kruger hit consecutive 3-pointers to give Arizona State a 57-40 lead with 12:13 remaining.
Oregon State never got closer than 14 from there.
Kruger was 5-of-8 from beyond the 3-point arc as the Sun Devils made a season-high nine 3-pointers and had a season-low eight turnovers.
Arizona State went on an 11-4 run to end the first half for a 38-29 en route to winning consecutive games for the first time since Dec. 21-22.