In Pullman Washington Saturday night, the Arizona State Sun Devils started terribly, scoring only eight first half points and were unable to complete the season sweep over the Washington State Cougars. The Sun Devils played much better in the second, but the deficit was too much as the Devils left town having lost 72-50.
The eight points allowed by the Cougars was the lowest point total allowed in a half since the introduction of the shot clock.
ASU went on a run to start the second half, outscoring Washington State 23-7 to pull within 12. But a four-point play ended the rally and the Cougars controlled the rest of the way.
Washington State improved to 14-13 (6-9), while ASU fell to 8-19 (4-11),