Lady Sun Devils beat Ducks for 8th consecutive victoryPosted: Updated:
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Briann January scored 12 of her 14 points in the first half as Arizona State won its eighth consecutive game by beating Oregon 68-56 last night.
Danielle Orsillo added 13 points, Dymond Simon 12 and Becca Tobin had 11 points and six rebounds for the Sun Devils, now 16-6 overall and 8-2 in Pac-10 play.
ASU's streak is its longest since winning nine straight in 2007. The Sun Devils won a school-best 10 straight games during the 2005-06 season.
ASU's pressure defense forced the Ducks into 26 turnovers, leading to 31 points.
The Sun Devils ran off nine straight points to take a 52-33 lead with 12:42 remaining and Oregon did not get closer than 12 until the final minute.
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