PULLMAN, Wash. -- Lia Galdeira scored 27 points as Washington State beat its second ranked opponent this season by edging No. 24 Arizona State 85-78 on Friday night.
The Cougars took a 50-45 lead early in the second on a 3-point jumper by Tia Presley. The Sun Devils kept it close -- coming within one point of tying the game -- but never were able to regain the advantage.
Presley had 17 points for the Cougars (7-6, 1-0 Pac-12). Sage Romberg scored 10 points, and Mariah Cooks added 11.
Arizona State jumped to an 11-2 advantage early in the first period on the shooting of Kelsey Moos, Eliza Normen and Joy Burke. Washington State answered with an 18-5 surge to lead 30-28 with just more than four minutes left before halftime.
Moos scored 17 points for the Sun Devils (11-2). Arizona State was one of three schools entering the night with only one loss.
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