No. 23 DePaul 73, Arizona St. 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