For all the talk of the trouble Arizona State might run into on the road against Washington State, the Sun Devils sure looked right at home Thursday.
In a Halloween night game in Pullman, Wash., billed as a potential upset, ASU dominated the Cougars 55-21 in what was the most impressive road win in coach Todd Graham's two seasons.
"I'm really proud of our guys," Graham said. "We've got a really good football team. I'm really proud of how they came up here and responded -- very mature, very businesslike."
Earlier in the week, ASU (6-2, 4-1 Pac-12) faced questions about its ability to win on the road given an 0-2 record away from home this season. While the Sun Devils, who got bowl eligible with the win, still must beat a comparable opponent on the road, they answered many of those questions Thursday night.
Could they play with proper focus in what seemed likely to be a raucous atmosphere? ASU answered that quickly by forcing a three-and-out and driving 67 yards for a touchdown a...