No. 25 ASU Women's Basketball Defeats Arizona for Fifth Straight Win

Jan. 12, 2008

Final Stats

TUCSON - Briann January scored 19 points and Lauren Lacey had 11 of her 15 points in the second half as No. 25 Arizona State beat Arizona 75-65 Saturday.

January had a perfect shooting night - making all seven of her field-goal attempts, including a trio of 3-point shots, while also converting a pair of free throws.

The Sun Devils (11-5, 5-0 Pac-10) also got 13 points from Sybil Dosty, who made all six of her field-goal tries as Arizona State shot 54 percent.

Arizona (6-10, 0-5) was paced by Amina Njonkou's career-high 25 points.

Ashley Whisonant added 20 points as the Wildcats lost their sixth straight.

Lacey's short jumper, followed by a Dymond Simon's 15-footer, gave the Sun Devils a 71-58 lead with 5:28 left to put a halt to an Arizona rally.

Lacey had a put-back, a key three-pointer and a series of free throws to score 11 points during a five minute run, starting with a jumper to go ahead 58-50 with 10:48 remaining.

Whisonant, who made 10 of 13 field goal attempts, nailed a jumper to close to within 60-56 with 8:38 remaining, but it was not enough with Lacey taking control inside the paint.

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