Hrynko lead No. 23 DePaul past Arizona State 73-55

Freshman Brittany Hrynko scored a career-high 25 points and No.

23 DePaul beat Arizona State 73-55 on Friday night.

Katherine Harry and Jasmine Penny had 14 points apiece for the

Blue Demons (10-2), who have won consecutive games since their

84-61 loss to Tennessee.

DePaul opened the game with a 9-0 run while Arizona State missed

its first eight shots. Hrynko had 16 points in the first half as

DePaul carried a 41-26 lead into the break.

Janae Fulcher scored 16 for the Sun Devils (7-2), and Kali

Bennett finished with nine points.

Arizona State made a late run, closing to 66-55 on Promise

Amukamara’s baseline 3-pointer with 1:40 to play. But the rally

fizzled from there.

DePaul was without forward Keisha Hampton, who was sidelined

with an unspecified injury. She was in uniform, but did not play,

ending a run of 113 consecutive starts.

Anna Martin had nine points and a season-high eight assists for

the Blue Demons, who avenged a 79-66 loss in Tempe last season.

Arizona State committed 20 turnovers, but outrebounded DePaul

42-30.