LAS VEGAS — Alonzo Verge Jr. scored on a challenged drive in the lane with 11 seconds left, lifting Arizona State to a 64-59 win over Washington State in the opening round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament.
Verge finished with a season-high 26 points as the Sun Devils closed the game on a 10-2 run for their second win over Washington State in less than two weeks. Arizona State beat Washington State 77-74 on Feb. 27 in Tempe.
The eighth-seeded Sun Devils will face No. 1 seed Oregon in the quarterfinals. Isaac Bonton led Washington State with 18 points and Noah Williams added 11.