Jan. 14, 2000
Arizona State opened the game on a 16-2 run, during which ASU guard Sarah Allen scored 9 points, including two three-pointers. The run ended at 16:07 of the first half.
Washington responded to the run with a 6-2 run of its own to close to 18-10 with 11:45 to go in the first half. Megan Franza scored four of the Huskies six points during that stretch.
Emily Autrey achieved her first career double-double, despite playing just 10 total minutes, all in the second half. Her 13 points and 11 rebounds were both career highs.
Leann Sheets 12 points were a season high.
The Huskies are now 9-5 in Pac-10 openers.
The Sundevils 78-76 loss marks their first loss this season when scoring more than 70 points.
This is also the first time Washington has won when trailing at the half, while the Sundevils lost for the first time when leading at the the half. ASU held a 40-33 lead at the break.
ASUs Kitch Kitchen, last weeks Pac-10 Player of the Week, was held to just 10 points on 3 of 9 shooting. Kitchen was the culprit in 10 of ASUs season-high 28 turnovers.
Nine of ASUs 15 first-half field goals were lay-ins. The Sun Devils were held to just two layins the rest of the way. ASUs shooting percentage also fell over that span, from 63 percent in the first half to 40 percent in the second half.
Today also marks ASUs first loss when outshooting its opponent. ASUs 51 percent shooting slight bested Washingtons 49 percent shooting.
Guards Megan Franza and Loree Payne combined for 15 and 19 points, respectively, keeping intact the tandems string of 15 consecutive games with each scoring in double figures. Franza and Payne have each scored in double figures in every Husky outing this year.