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Washington St 52

(6-5, 0-3 Pac-12)

Arizona 61

(5-6, 1-1 Pac-12)

    9:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

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    WSU 21 3152
    ARIZ 22 3961

    Arizona 61, Washington State 52

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Ashley Whisonant scored 13 of her 17 points in the second half as Arizona rallied to beat Washington State 61-52 Thursday night.

    Whisonant had eight points in a 9-0 run to give the Wildcats a 53-45 lead with 4:15 left.

    Arizona (5-6, 1-1 Pac-10) also got 18 points from Joy Hollingsworth and 12 points by Natalie Jones en route to ending a four-game losing streak.

    Kate Benz, Keisha Moore and Amanda DuRocher scored 11 points each for Washington State (6-5, 0-3), Benz adding 11 rebounds and Moore 10.

    Whisonant gave the Wildcats a 46-45 lead after a steal and layup with 5:46 remaining. She also added two free throws, another layup and a basket after another steal.

    Arizona took a 22-21 lead at halftime after Hollingsworth scored eight straight points in the final three minutes. But the Cougars took a 43-40 lead on two free throws by Benz with 7:36 left.

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