Florida Upsets Arizona State in Junkanoo Jam

Nov. 29, 2008

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP)--Sha Brooks scored 15 of her 25 points in the second half, and Florida upset No. 21 Arizona State 65-60 on Saturday to win the Lucaya Division championship of the Junkanoo Jam.

Florida, which has won six straight since dropping its opener to Florida Gulf Coast, was coasting to victory when Jennifer Mossor's free throw gave the Gators a 61-46 advantage with 5:11 remaining.

Arizona State (3-2) staged a furious rally, going on a 14-2 run to close within 63-60 on Nia Fanaika's layup with 49 seconds left. Brooks, the tournament's Most Valuable Player, clinched the game by sinking a pair of free throws with 7 seconds remaining.

Briann January led the Sun Devils with 16 points and nine assists before fouling out in the final minute. Lauren Lacey added 10 points and Sybil Dosty grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.

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