TEMPE, Ariz. Arizona State opens the second half of the Pac-12 season with a clear path to a postseason tournament, which would be a first for every player on the roster.
The Sun Devils have not been to the NCAA tournament since the James Harden days. But they dutifully aware of maintaining the focus on the present and on the process that has carried them to one of the best starts in recent school history.
We cant look too far into the future, junior center Jordan Bachynski said. "We just have to take one game at a time, one practice at a time and just play hard and play our game. I know that if we do that, the tournament is definitely within our reach.
We have to be everyday guys. We cant just show up one day and be nonexistent the next. We know what to do, and we are doing it.
The NCAA tournament, of course, is the tournament of choice, although the NIT appears to be a fallback lock after a strong first half that has brought the Sun Devils to 17-5 and 6-3 in the Pac-12. AS...