Sun Devils Take Down Washington, 86-74
Feb. 9, 2002
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Chad Prewitt scored a career-high 33 points, including21 in the second half, and grabbed 9 rebounds to lead Arizona State pastWashington 86-74 Saturday in Pac-10 play. Prewitt's 33 points is the most by a Sun Devil since Eddie House scored 40 vs. UCLA on Feb. 17, 2000, a span of 59 games.
Washington (8-15, 2-11) cut the Sun Devils' eight-point halftime lead tothree, 55-52, with 12:47 left but Prewitt scored twice, Shawn Redhage addedanother and Kyle Dodd capped the run with a 19-footer to give Arizona State a63-52 advantage with 9:55 left. Washington, which has lost four in a row, nevergot closer than seven the rest of the way.
Doug Wrenn had 30 for the Huskies, who have lost 12 straight at the Arizonaschools. Washington has been swept at the Arizona schools in 12 of the last 14seasons and has a combined 2-28 record in Arizona since 1989.
Arizona State split with the Huskies this season, losing 81-68 in Seattle,on Jan. 10.
David Dixon and C.J. Massingale each added 11 for Washington.
In the first half, Arizona State went on a 14-0 run to take a 25-13 leadmidway through the half, but Washington answered with a 9-0 spurt of its own toclose to 25-22 with 6:31 remaining before halftime.