Washington State beat Cal State Northridge for the second time this week. Keisha Moore collected 16 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and...
PULLMAN — Washington State beat Cal State Northridge for the second time this week.
Keisha Moore collected 16 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and three steals as the Cougars won 68-55 Friday night.
On Sunday, WSU beat the Matadors 65-64 in the fifth-place game of the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu.
The Cougars (5-1) led 40-26 at halftime over Cal State Northridge (1-6).
WSU was ahead 18-13 before freshman Amanda DuRocher, who is from Bethel High School in Spanaway, made consecutive three-point baskets to extend the lead.
WSU is off to its best start since beginning the 1998-99 season with five consecutive victories. The Cougars finished 6-22 last season.
Katie Appleton had 10 points and seven rebounds for WSU. Kate Benz added nine points and nine rebounds.
Reserve Krisztina Fuleki scored 19 points for the Matadors.
No. 15 Arizona State 103,
TEMPE, Ariz. — Jill Noe scored 19 points and the Sun Devils beat Memphis in a first-round game of the Wells Fargo Holiday Classic.
It was the 20th time in school history Arizona State (5-1) has scored at least 100 points.
Arizona State will face Western Kentucky, a 72-41 winner over Holy Cross, in today’s title game.
Kristen Kovesdy and Kate Engelbrecht had four points each in a 12-2 run that gave Arizona State a 26-12 lead over the Tigers (1-5) with 9:36 left in the first half. Kovesdy finished with 18 points.
Memphis’ Devin Necaise scored 28 points.
Other Top 25 game
At No. 7 North Carolina 71,
South Florida 47
Ivory Latta scored 16 points and Rashanda McCants added 14 to lift the Tar Heels (7-0) over the Bulls (5-1). Jessica Dickson led South Florida with 18 points.