Posted October 29, 2013 on
Devils Digest's Becca Winn and Hod Rabino discuss ASU's next game and its various match ups
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PULLMAN – Cougar freshman forward Josh Hawkinson will don No. 24 this season in tribute to his mother Nancy, who wore it as a hoops star at Washington. And his plans to make an impact this season at Washington State will come with his mom and dad sporting their Cougar gear in the crowd – something nearly unthinkable a few months back.
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