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Arizona State fends off Temple

Mar 24, 2008 - 4:29 AM COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (Ticker) -- Lauren Lacey scored 14 points to help sixth-seeded Arizona State get past No. 11 Temple, 61-54, in an NCAA Tournament first-round game of the Oklahoma City Regional.

Jill Noe and Briann January also were in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively, for the Sun Devils (22-10).

With the score tied at 26-26 at halftime, second-half shooting was the difference in the outcome. Arizona State shot 62 percent (13-of-21) after the break as opposed to 47 percent (9-of-19) for Temple (21-13).

Ashley Morris scored a game-high 21 points and Lady Comfort added 11 for the Owls.

The Sun Devils will meet third-seeded Duke in a second-round matchup Tuesday night.








  • OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL
    AT COLLEGE PARK MD
    NCAA WOMENS BB OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    TEMPLE (11) 26 28 54
    ARIZONA ST (6) 26 35 61 FINAL

    Mar 23 11:40 PM


  • OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL
    AT COLLEGE PARK MD
    NCAA WOMENS BB (11) TEMPLE 26
    (6) ARIZONA ST 26 HALFTIME

    Mar 23 10:25 PM
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    lpickrell Added 5 roots

    Temple(11) vs. Arizona State(6)Mar 23 8:17 PM