December Madness

Now that the BCS is in its annual process of fouling up college football, there’s a March Madness-esque series coming to town that will kick our college-basketball taste buds into high gear.

Inspired by the decade-strong ACC/Big Ten challenge, the Pac-10/Big 12 Hardwood Series takes flight for the third year, which means the ASU Men’s Basketball team will host an intriguing home-court match-up against the Baylor Bears. The game pits the 2009 NIT championship-game losers against a seemingly underrated Sun Devil squad that’s seen the successful return of shooting guard Ty Abbott as well as the surprising rise of senior center Eric Boateng.

Thu., Dec. 3, 8:30 p.m., 2009
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