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Thompson leads No. 18 ASU in 77-56 win

December 09, 2007

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Kirsten Thompson scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and added three assists off the bench in No. 18 Arizona State's 77-56 win Sunday over UC Davis.

Haylee Donaghe scored 13 points and had four assists for UC Davis, which has lost three in a row after winning its first five games of the season.

Thompson was perfect on seven attempts from the field and had 10 points in nine minutes of the first half, pacing the Sun Devils (5-3) to a 34-17 lead at the break.

Lauren Lacey had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Arizona State, whose three losses this season have all come to teams currently in the top 15. Briann January added 14 points and five assists for the Sun Devils, who outrebounded the Aggies 38-20.

Thompson scored six points during a 14-2 run that gave the Sun Devils a 26-14 lead with 4:10 left before halftime. Arizona State led by as much as 26 in the second half.

Heather Bates had 10 points and four rebounds for UC Davis (5-2).

The Aggies made just 19-of-44 (43 percent) from the field, missing 14 of their first 19 shots.

The game was delayed 25 minutes by a power outage in Wells Fargo Arena.