ASU women's basketball blown out by No. 6 Stanford

The Sun Devils shot just 25% from the floor in the loss

The ASU women's basketball team was outclassed from the opening tip on Friday night, getting blown out 80-41 at No. 6 Stanford.

The Sun Devils shot just 25% from the floor and made just 13 field goals all night, in what was one of their worst offensive performances of the season.

ASU was competitive in the first meeting with Stanford on Jan. 3 in Tempe, losing by just eight points. But on Friday, Stanford proved why it sits atop the Pac-12 standings this season.

The Cardinal offense exploded Friday night, shooting a blistering 58% from the floor and 33% from the three-point range. Part of that offensive domination by Stanford had to do with dominating ASU in the paint as it finished with 36 points in the paint on the night.

For ASU, sophomore forward Eboni Walker finished the night with a team-high 11 points on four of six shooting. The only other Sun Devil to finish in double figures, junior guard Taya Hanson, scored 10 points but shot just 4-12.

Freshman guard Maggie Besselink had the best scoring performance of her young career, finishing with 8 points and making both of the three-pointers she attempted.

Sitting in ninth place in the Pac-12 standings, the Sun Devils will have just two more scheduled conference games to get ready for the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas.

ASU will look to bounce back from Friday's disappointing performance on Sunday against Cal at 2 p.m. MST in the team's final road game of the season.


Reach the reporter at ltochter@asu.edu and follow @Leo_Toch on Twitter.

Like State Press Sports on Facebook and follow @statepresssport on Twitter.

Continue supporting student journalism and donate to The State Press today.


Get the best of State Press delivered straight to your inbox.


×

Notice

This website uses cookies to make your expierence better and easier. By using this website you consent to our use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie Policy.