TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jen Reese scored 22 points and No. 21 Colorado won its fifth consecutive game, defeating Arizona State 71-63 on Sunday.
Arielle Roberson scored 16 points and Chucky Jeffery had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Buffaloes (20-5, 9-5 Pac-12).
Reese and Roberson also had eight rebounds to help Colorado to a 50-35 advantage on the boards -- with 23 on the offensive glass leading to a 26-11 edge in second-chance points.
Colorado had to rally as Arizona State led by 12 at one point in the first half and 35-27 at the break. But the Buffs outscored ASU 44-28 in the second half.
Three Arizona State players scored 14 points -- Janae Fulcher, Promise Amukamara and Adrianne Thomas. It wasn't enough as the Sun Devils (11-15, 3-11) have lost seven in a row.
espnW's Mechelle Voepel says it is alarming that women's basketball stands alone in the latest Notice of Allegations that North Carolina received from the NCAA and explains how the notice has impacted the Tar Heels' recruiting.