Women of Troy Topple Sun Devils, 70-65
March 13, 2009
The sixth-seeded Women of Troy shot 52.9 percent and made 10 3-pointers to snap a seven-game losing streak to the third-seeded Sun Devils. It was only the second time a six seed had beaten a third seed in the tournament.
USC (16-14) will play the winner of the game between 10th-seeded Washington and second-seeded California in the semifinals on Saturday.
Lauren Lacey had 14 points and Danielle Orsillo 17 points and seven rebounds for the Sun Devils (23-8), which trailed by as many as 11 in the second half before January made two consecutive jumpers to make it 63-60 with less than 4 minutes remaining.
The Women of Troy shot 50 percent from the field to lead 34-28 at halftime.
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