ASU Women's Basketball Sets Defensive Record in Win Over Washington State
Feb. 21, 2008
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Sybil Dosty scored 14 points and Lauren Lacey added 12 as Arizona State beat Washington State 59-30 Thursday night, holding the Cougars to the lowest point total ever in a Pac-10 women's basketball game.
The previous mark for fewest points scored in a conference game was 33 by Washington State against Oregon State on Dec. 28, 2001 and also by California against Oregon State on Feb. 10, 2000.
The Sun Devils (17-9, 11-4 Pac-10) built a 33-15 halftime lead and coasted from there to their 21st win in the last 22 meetings with the Cougars.
Washington State (4-22, 1-14) lost for the 16th time in its last 17 games and is now 0-11 in games at Tempe since January 1997.Kezia Kelly had nine points and five rebounds for the Cougars, who made just 13 of 38 field goals, missed all six of their free throws and committed 28 turnovers.
Washington State went scoreless for 8:27 at one stage of the second half and fell behind 43-18.
Becca Tobin finished with 10 points for Arizona State, which ended a two-game losing streak and remained in sole possession of third place in the Pac-10.
The 30 points tied the Sun Devils' school record for the fewest points allowed, set against Grand Canyon on Dec. 4, 1992.