Stanford pulls away, beats Arizona State 55-41

January 7, 2011, 3:57 am
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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Josh Owens poweredhis way to 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Stanford earned a rareconference road win by beating Arizona State 55-41 Thursday night.Coming off a resounding victory inits Pac-10 home opener, Stanford (9-4, 2-0) got the road portion of theconference schedule off to a good start after going 3-15 the previoustwo seasons. The Cardinal didn't shoot particularly well but tookadvantage of Arizona State (8-6, 1-2) not having injured point guardJamelle McMillan, forcing 12 first-half turnovers to build an 11-pointlead.The Sun Devils, back in Tempe afterplaying the fewest home games of any major conference school, managed alate first-half rally but struggled offensively the rest of the time intheir first conference home game.Trent Locket, Ruslan Pateev and Carrick Felix had 10 points each for Arizona State, which shot 1 of 14 from 3-point range.

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