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Women's basketball defeats Arizona 75-43

January 18, 2011

Final Stats


Kimberly Brandon and Becca Tobin combined for 25 points and 16 rebounds to lead Arizona State past Arizona 75-43 Sunday in Pac-10 play.

The Sun Devils opened up a big lead late in the first half to beat the Wildcats for the 11th straight time dating back to 2005.

Brandon had 13 points and 10 rebounds, her fourth double-double of the season, while Tobin added 12 points and six rebounds for Arizona State (11-4, 3-2 Pac-10). Also scoring in double figures for the Sun Devils was Tenaya Watson, who added 11 points.

Davellyn White, the sixth-leading scorer in the conference at 15 a game, had 13 points for Arizona (11-5, 2-3), which shot 30 percent (14-of-47) from the field. Whyte was held to 3-of-16 from the field. Soana Lucet added 12 points for the Wildcats.

Arizona State outscored Arizona 16-2 over the final nine minutes of the first half to take a 34-15 advantage at the break. The Wildcats shot just 5-of-26 from the field in the half and went scoreless for 6 minutes, 41 seconds and made 11 turnovers that were converted in to 12 Arizona State points.

The Sun Devils held Arizona's second-leading scorer Ify Ibekwe (14.7 points and 10.5 rebounds a game) to no field goal attempts over 12 minutes. She missed two free throws and grabbed two boards.

Arizona State outrebounded Arizona 41-30.

Arizona State, which ran off nine straight points early in the second half after Arizona cut the lead to 15, led by as much as 35 in the second half.

The Wildcats were averaging 76.5 points a game over their last eight contests.

Sunday's game was the first of two meetings between the two schools as part of the State Farm Territorial Cup Series.