Women's basketball defeats Azusa Pacific
Freshman guard Promise Amukamara scored 10 of her game-high 14 points in the second half as the Arizona State women's basketball team defeated Azusa Pacific 66-35 in an exhibition game on Thursday night.
Amukamara, a local product from Glendale, was 7-of-11 from the field while grabbing seven steals and dishing out a pair of assists.
The Sun Devil defense held Azusa Pacific to a 21 percent shooting effort (12-57) while scoring 32 points off the Cougars' 24 turnovers.
Senior guard Alex Earl and Brandon each scored eight points in the first half to help ASU take a 32-17 lead at the half.
The Sun Devils opened the second half with an 18-3 run to take a 50-20 lead following Blackwell's 3-pointer with 13:08 left in the game.
ASU would lead by as many as 34 points in the second half, as they shot 50 percent from the field (15-30) over the last 20 minutes.
The Sun Devils open the 2011-12 regular season next Friday (noon MT) when they host UC Riverside at Wells Fargo Arena.