Ariz. State turns over Navy, 84-72 Mids' 20 miscues lead to Holiday Classic loss

December 29, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Eddie House scored 24 to help Arizona State to an 84-72 victory over Navy before 6,571 in an ASU Holiday Classic first-round men's game.

The Sun Devils (7-4) sealed the win by converting 21 of 24 foul shots in the second half. The Midshipmen (8-3), who have lost two of their past four, committed 20 turnovers.

Arizona State, which faces Alaska-Anchorage in the championship game today, took an 18-11 lead eight minutes into the game.

Chris Williams had 21 points for Navy, which plays Southern Methodist in the consolation game.

Pub Date: 12/29/98

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