No. 16 Sun Devils Scorch Ducks, 62-52
Feb. 12, 2006
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Emily Westerberg and Aubree Johnson each scored 10 points to lead No. 16 Arizona State over Oregon 62-52 Sunday.
It was the sixth straight win for the Sun Devils (20-5, 11-4 Pac-10), who also won for the seventh time on the road this season, the most since 2000-01.
Arizona State never trailed after taking a 6-4 lead in the third minute of the game on a layup by Westerberg, who was 4-for-9 from the field.
Oregon (14-10, 5-9) pulled within one point late in the first half, but the Sun Devils went into the break on an 8-2 run to lead 30-23.
They increased their advantage to 39-25 in the opening minutes of the second half and led by as much as 17 points.
Arizona State shot 40 percent from the field to Oregon's 39 percent. The Sun Devils, who started the game leading the Pac-10 in rebounding margin at plus-6.2, were beaten on the boards 39-36.
Gabrielle Richards led the Ducks with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while reserves Carolyn Ganes and Brandi Davis added 12 points apiece.
Oregon, which tied a school record with 15 3-pointers on Thursday against Arizona, was only 4-of-14 from long range on Sunday.