Jan. 31, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Jahii Carson scored 25 points in 40 minutes and did not have a turnover as Arizona State defeated Washington State 63-59 on Thursday night for its third straight victory. It marked Carson's 10th 20-point game of the season as the Mesa, Ariz., freshman is averaging 20 points and five assists in the past six games, which includes three road games.
Evan Gordon had 13 points and Carrick Felix had 11 points -- all in the second half -- and 11 rebounds for the Sun Devils (17-4, 6-2 Pac-12), who overcame 4-for-11 free-throw shooting and a nine-point Washington State first-half lead. Ir marked the fifth double-double in eight Pac-12 games for Felix.
Royce Woolridge scored 16 points to lead the Cougars (11-10, 2-6). Mike Ladd had 14 points, and Brock Motum matched Felix with 11 points and 11 boards. Dexter Kernich-Drew scored 10 points for Washington State.