2006-07 Arizona State Women's Basketball Team Accomplishments
April 24, 2007
Made it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.
Concluded the 2006-07 season ranked No. 8 in the final USA Today/ESPN coaches poll and No. 10 in the final Associated Press poll, ASU's highest FINAL rankings in each of the respective polls in school history.
For the first time in school history ASU made its third consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Sun Devils' No. 3 seed in the Greensboro Region was their highest ever placement in the NCAA Tournament.
ASU's 31 wins this season eclipsed the previous record of 25, which was done three other times (1981-82, 2001-02, 2005-06).
With 31 wins in 2006-07 the Sun Devils have now won 20 or more games three straight years and five times in the last seven seasons. Only one other time in the program's history (1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83) have the Sun Devils had three consecutive 20-win seasons.
For the second consecutive season the Sun Devils set the single-season school record for most Pac-10 wins with 16.
ASU also set a new standard for most road wins in a season with 10. In fact, ASU is 14-1 in its last 15 road games going back to the 2005-06 season.
ASU's No. 7 ranking in the USA Today/ESPN coaches poll earlier in the season was its highest ever ranking in either of the major polls.
The Sun Devils placed a program record eight players on the Pac-10's All-Academic Women's Basketball Team.
ASU led the Pac-10 in home attendance, averaging 3,502 fans per game.
The Sun Devils advanced to the championship game of the Pac-10 Tournament for the third time in the tournament's six-year history. Senior F Emily Westerberg was named to the All-Tournament Team after averaging 12.3 points and 4.7 rebounds in ASU's three tournament games.
Senior Emily Westerberg became the first Sun Devil in school history to be named to the All-Pac-10 Team three times. Also earning All-Pac-10 First-Team Honors was senior Aubree Johnson. Sophomore Briann January earned Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors and Dymond Simon was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team despite being sidelined the second half of the Pac-10 season due to an ACL injury.
Westerberg became the first Sun Devil since 2002 to be selected in the annual WNBA Draft (Phoenix Mercury, third round).
ASU is now 80-22 (.784) since 2004-05. ASU's 56 wins the last two seasons are the most of any Pac-10 school
ASU's 577 free throws made and its free throw shooting percentage of 75.1 were the highest single-season marks in school history.
ASU also set single-season records for most points (2,606), most assists (652) and most blocks (99).
The opponent scoring average of 58.6 points per game was the second-best mark in school history.
Head coach Charli Turner Thorne achieved a pair of milestones this season, earning her 100th Pac-10 win and her 200th ASU win.