Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 1/23/13
TEMPE, Ariz. With its impressive turnaround, Arizona State is one of the success stories of the college basketball season. The Sun Devils have a chance to build on that while maintaining their spot in the Pac-12 upper division this weekend. ASU (14-4, 3-2) plays host to newly remodeled USC and newly returned-to-power UCLA at Wells Fargo Arena, and the importance of the series is not lost on the Sun Devils, who are five days removed from a game that got away against archrival Arizona and have lost consecutive games for the first time this season. I think we look at it as our most important week coming in right now, freshman point guard Jahii Carson said. "USC and UCLA are both good teams, so we have to go out and get mandatory wins. I look at it as must-win games for us, just to get us on another push, another run. We come back 2-0 against those guys, I think our confidence gets back going and we get back rolling as a team. The Sun Devils already have won four more games than t...
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