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Arizona State 74, Oregon 65

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Emily Westerberg scored a career-high 26
points, including 17 in the second half, to lead Arizona State past
Oregon 74-65 Saturday in Pac-10 play.

Catherine Kraayeveld had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Oregon
(12-6, 4-4). The Ducks have been swept by Arizona and Arizona State
in Arizona for five consecutive years.

Arizona State (14-5, 6-3) went on a 19-6 run to take a 47-36
lead with 8:14 left and the Ducks never got closer than six.

Kylan Loney added 13, including three 3-pointers during the key
run, for Arizona State, who have won four of its last five.
Westerberg, whose previous offensive best was 22 against Stanford
on Jan. 7, also had five rebounds, three assists, two steals and a
blocked shot. She made all eight of her free throws in the final
seven minutes.

The Sun Devils took advantage of 25 Duck turnovers, scoring 27
points off the mistakes. Arizona State had 13 steals and nine
blocked shots.

Arizona State shot 52 percent from the field in the second half
after missing 21 of 32 field goals in the first 20 minutes.

Oregon was 7 of 26 (27 percent) in the first half, falling
behind 23-19, but finished 22 of 54 (41 percent) for the game. The
Ducks started the second half on a 9-5 run to briefly take the lead
but made seven turnovers during the Sun Devil run and never
recovered.