Colgate 36

(4-5, 1-2 away)

Arizona State 52

(5-4, 5-2 home)

    9:00 PM ET, December 19, 2006

    Wells Fargo Arena (AZ), Tempe, Arizona

    1 2 T
    COLG 12 2436
    ASU 20 3252

    Arizona State 52, Colgate 36

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Serge Angounou scored 14 points and Arizona State had their best defensive effort in 57 years as they beat Colgate 52-36 Tuesday.

    Christian Polk added 10 points and Jeff Pendergraph had 10 points and a career-high 19 rebounds for the Sun Devils (5-4), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

    Colgate's 36 points were the fewest allowed by an Arizona State team since a 47-34 victory over Washington in 1949-50

    Jon Simon scored 15 points before fouling out with 1:25 remaining to lead the Red Raiders. Colgate (4-5) lost its fourth straight.

    Polk's 3-pointer with 11:50 left in the game capped a 19-2 run to open the second half and gave Arizona State its largest lead, 39-14.

    The Red Raiders were held scoreless for nearly eight minutes after hitting on their first field-goal attempt of the second half.

    But Simon then scored five straight points, triggering a 7-0 run that cut Arizona State's lead to 18. Simon then sparked another 7-0 run with a driving layup and a 3-pointer that pulled Colgate within 43-32 with 4:23 remaining.

    But the Sun Devils hit 3-of-4 free throws over the final two minutes to secure the win.

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