MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Destiny Pitts scored 22 points, Gadiva Hubbard added 20 and Minnesota beat No. 19 Arizona State 80-66 on Sunday.
Jasmine Brunson scored 15 points for the Gophers (3-1), who shot 50 percent, including 8 of 18 from the arc. Pitts, who went over 1,000 career points, had seven assists while Taiye Bello had 11 rebounds to go with nine points.READ MORE: Cyclist Struck By Motorist Near Carver Dies From Injuries; Investigation Ongoing
The Gophers, ranked 23rd in the preseason poll before losing to Missouri State in their opener, began this game with a 9-0 run and never trailed. They used an 8-0 run to extend their lead to 17 with three minutes left in the third quarter and remained ahead by double figures.READ MORE: Reps. Omar, Ocasio-Cortez And Other Lawmakers Call On DHS To Drop Visa Sanctions Enacted By Trump
After falling behind by 21 early in the fourth quarter, ASU (2-1) cut the margin to 11 with 2:18 remaining but got no closer after Hubbard hit a 3-pointer.
Ja’Tavia Tapley scored 16 points, Taya Hanson added 14 and Reili Richardson and Robbi Ryan 10 each for ASU, which shot 34 percent.MORE NEWS: 6 Tribes Sue Wisconsin In Attempt To Stop November Wolf Hunt
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