Kovesdy nets 27 in Sun Devils' win over Huskies

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Kristen Kovesdy had 27 points and 10
rebounds, and Emily Westerberg scored six points in the final 2:20,
leading No. 11 Arizona State (No. 10 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) to a 64-51 win over Washington on
Thursday night.

The Sun Devils (11-1, 2-0 Pac-10) broke open a tight game in the
second half for their eighth consecutive victory, the most since
they won nine straight during the 1991-92 season.

Cameo Hicks had 12 points for the Huskies (9-3, 2-1).

Arizona State led just 21-20 at halftime, but had a 20-11 surge
early in the second half.

Washington closed within 41-35 on a basket by Andrea Plouffe
with 10:43 left, but Kovesdy made two layups and converted a
three-point play in a 1:20 span, boosting the Sun Devils to a 54-43
lead with 6:17 to go.