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Evan Gordon scored a career-high 29 points, Carrick Felix had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Arizona State raced past Sacramento State 90-70 Saturday night.
Arizona State (6-1) jumped out to an 11-point lead in the opening 4 1/2 minutes and hardly let up, making 11 3-pointers with 21 assists on 31 baskets.
Gordon eclipsed his 7.5-point scoring average in the game's first 6 minutes and hit 5 of 9 from 3-point range, 8 of 16 shots overall.
Jahii Carson added 12 points, while Gordon and Felix had five assists each.
Sacramento State's bid for the best start in school history derailed early.
The Hornets (5-2) never recovered after falling into a big hole early and played the second half without coach Brian Katz after he was ejected for arguing with the officials.
John Dickson led Sacramento State with 12 points and seven rebounds.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Arizona State men’s basketball team improved to 6-1 with a 90-70 win over Sacramento State Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Evan Gordon, the transfer from Liberty, who struggled all season, enjoyed a breakout performance as a Sun Devil scoring 29 points, a career-high for one of ASU’s newcomers.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State officially received its bowl invitation Sunday night from the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, which will pit the Sun Devils against Navy on Dec. 29 in San Francisco.
"Very excited, obviously," ASU coach Todd Graham said after the team's practice Sunday night. "It's a great location for us because of our recruiting base to be able to...
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TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Evan Gordon piece fell into place Saturday for Arizona State, which is feeling so good about its strong start that Jordan Bachynski ran to center court to ring the Territorial Cup bell following another high-flying victory.
Gordon broke out of a season-long shooting slump he was never worried, and neither were the Sun Devils with a career-high 29 points as...
Following a 7-5 finish, Devils Digest's Hod Rabino reviews Arizona State's regular season and looks to the future.
The game that would make or break the 2012 season came and went with the dramatic flair we all thought it might entail. History has shown the matchup between Arizona State and Arizona has always been a game that no matter what the records of each team were, would go down as one to remember, as the Sun Devils win 41-34.