ASU women's basketball heads to BYU for first road game of 2021-22 season
Arizona State women’s basketball will hit the road for the first time this season in a non-conference game against Brigham Young University.
After splitting in their first pair of games at home, the Sun Devils (1-1) will face BYU at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. ASU is hoping to generate more offense after losing 66-59 in overtime against Minnesota on Friday.
BYU (2-0) has shown off a high-powered offense in their opening two games, averaging 80.5 points per game in wins over Lipscomb and Fresno State. Shaylee Gonzales leads the Cougars in scoring (18.5 points) and in assists (3.9). Lauren Gustin leads with 12.7 rebounds per game.
ASU has been averaging 65.0 points per game while holding opponents to 53.5 points. Jade Loville leads the offense with 16.5 points per game, while Taya Hanson averages 12.0 points. Maggie Besselink is averaging 9.0 rebounds per game. The Sun Devils have shot 39.2 percent from the field.
The teams will be playing each other for the third time with the series split at 1-1. In the last meeting in 2019, ASU won 60-52. The road trip will be short as ASU heads back to Tempe to host Marist College on Sunday at 1 p.m.