TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jordan Bachynski posted up on the right block, took an entry pass from Evan Gordon and maneuvered around a defender and into Arizona State history.
Bachynskis short hook shot from the lane put the finishing touch on the first triple-double in school history in the Sun Devils' 87-76 victory over Cal State Northridge at Wells Fargo Arena, a game in which the junior had 13 points, 12 rebounds and 12 blocked shots while supplying yet another reason to believe that this ASU team could develop into something special.
I played hard. I have great players around me who helped me do that, Bachynski said.
The 7-foot-2 Bachynski does not pay much attention to his own numbers, but never let it be said that he cannot take coaching. Bachynski had eight rebounds and seven blocked shots at halftime, and assistant coach Larry Greer saw that the triple-double was in reach, telling Bachynski to play your heart out.
I knew I had been doing a really good job on the blocked shots,&...