Washington St. 78, Arizona St. 61

DeAngelo Casto scored 25 points and Klay Thompson added 22 as

Washington State defeated Arizona State 78-61 on Thursday


Thompson scored 14 of his points in the second half. His two

straight 3-pointers in the first two minutes after halftime gave

the Cougars (14-5, 4-3 Pac-10) a 50-38 lead.

Casto shot 11 of 18 from the field and had four blocks.

Ty Abbott led the Sun Devils (9-9, 1-5) with 16 points.

Washington State was without its second-leading scorer, Faisal

Aden (knee). Arizona State was without three reserves due to injury

or illness: Carrick Felix, Brandon Dunson and Chanse Creekmur.

Reggie Moore, who was suspended by Cougars coach Ken Bone for

the Stanford game on Saturday, started and finished with 11