January scores 16 to lead No. 22 Arizona State past UC Riverside 68-45

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Briann January scored 16 points and had five steals as No. 22 Arizona State routed UC Riverside 68-45 on Sunday night for its fourth straight victory.

The Sun Devils (7-2) led by only four points at halftime but blew the game open with a 19-5 run to open the second half. ASU, which led by as many as 31 in the second half, hit 3-of-5 shots from beyond the arc after halftime after missing all six of its attempts in the first half.

Kirsten Thompson scored 10 points and Becca Tobin had 13 rebounds, including five on offense, one more than UC Riverside's total on offense. The Sun Devils outrebounded UC Riverside 43-19.

Kemie Nkele scored 13 points for UC Riverside (3-5), which couldn't overcome 26 turnovers.

ASU visits No. 6 Texas on Thursday.