Women's basketball defeats USC for fourth straight win

January 17, 2009

Dymond">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/simon_dymond01.html">Dy... Simon scored a season-high 22 points and Danielle">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/orsillo_danielle00.html... Orsillo added 15 of her 19 in the second half as Arizona State won its fourth straight game by beating Southern California 83-71.

The Sun Devils (12-6, 4-2 Pac-10) have now beaten the Trojans six straight times dating back to the 2006-07 season. Download Full Image

Camille LeNoir scored 22 points for USC (9-7, 3-2) while Kari LaPlante had 12 and Brynn Cameron 11.

Orsillo hit a pair of 3-pointers and Briann">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/january_briann00.html">... January added another during a 1:40 stretch that broke a 39-39 tie and gave Arizona State a 50-41 lead.

The Trojans never got closer than eight in the final 12 minutes.

Sybil">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/dosty_sybil00.html">Sybil Dosty added 13 points and Lauren">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/lacey_lauren01.html">La... Lacey had 10 rebounds for the Sun Devils, who took advantage of 18 USC turnovers and scored 31 points off those mistakes.

Arizona State held two of the Trojans' leading scorers -- Briana Gilbreath and Nadia Parker -- to single digits.

Gilbreath, who had averaged 11.8 points a game, scored six points. Parker, who was averaging 10.6 points and 6.2 rebounds, was held to five points and three rebounds, spending much of the game in foul trouble.

Men's diving sets record at Dallas Morning News Classic

January 17, 2009

Micky">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/benedetti_micky01.html">M... Benedetti earned a record breaking-performance at the Dallas Morning News Classic. Benedetti earned a new school record in the 3-meter with a score of 455.40. His score bests ASU great Joona">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/puhakka_joona00.html">Joona Puhakka's 449.48 to give the senior the new Sun Devil record.

The school record was not the only record broken on Saturday. Arizona State head diving coach Mark">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/bradshaw_mark00.html">Mark Bradshaw has owned the Joe Perkins Natatorium record for the three-meter for the past 19 years. Bradshaw's latest protégé, senior Micky">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/benedetti_micky01.html">M... Benedetti, took that record from him. Download Full Image

"Micky just crushed my record," said Bradshaw. "He was awesome."

In swimming, Sean">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/boyle_sean01.html">Sean Boyle was the runner-up in the 200 fly, clocking in at 1:48.33. Yutaro">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/yamashita_yutaro00.html">... Yamashita earned a personal best 1:50.68 in the 200 fly to place third in the consolation final and ninth overall. Max">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/laney_max00.html">Max Laney placed fourth in the 200 back with a time of 1:47.84. Vinicius">http://thesundevils.cstv.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/waked_vinicius00.html">Vi... Waked placed fourth in the consolation final of the 100 free with a time of 45.39. The Sun Devils scored 227 to place fifth overall. They, along with the women will host Stanford and California.