ASU's men's basketball team went down in flames last night at the Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, losing to Jacksonville Dolphins 67-66 after a bizarre finish that confirms a time-tested Yogi Berra adage--it ain't over `til it's over.A Devils' season that once had been a pleasant surprise ended abrup ... More >>
A fair question arose on Sunday as we were watching the NCAA Tournament Selection Show, a made-for-TV event where 65 teams get the good word that they have made it to the Big Dance: If you were a college player, would you rather be eliminated in the first round of the NCAAs, ... More >>
One thing was clear during halftime of the tightly contested Arizona State-California men's basketball game up in Berkeley on Saturday afternoon:The Sun Devils were up by one point, but it was about the shakiest lead one could imagine.ASU's three-point shooters, Derek Glasser, Ty Abbott and Rihar ... More >>
The upside of men's Pacific-10 basketball being in kind of a down cycle this year is that every team--and we mean every team--is in every game. Even Oregon State, in last place with a 3-6 league record, beat league-leading Arizona last month, and the Beavers are only three games out o ... More >>
Pac-10 men's basketball supposedly is in a down cycle this season, what with UCLA and other squads losing a bunch of underclassmen to the professional ranks. One of those schools is ASU, which saw Jeff Pendergraf and the great James Harden split to the land of the big bucks (especially ... More >>
Can Sendeks crew compete sans Harden, Pendergraph?
We were in Oklahoma City the last time the ASU men's basketball team took the floor in the wonderful event known to all as March Madness. Led by Ike Diogu, the Sun Devils got stomped by a championship-level Kansas team in the second round after upsetting Memphis a few days earlier. That wo ... More >>
Who would have thought that the Arizona State Sun Devils could win an NCAA game with star James Harden held to just nine points? Well, they just did, beating the Temple Owls in Miami by a score of 66-57 (we predicted a 62-57 ASU win in a blog post just before game time). Point guard Derek Glass ... More >>