TEMPE, Ariz. Jahii Carson met reporters in a hallway at the Arizona State practice facility late Tuesday afternoon in a gray sweat shirt, comfy workout pants and bare feet.
Not to worry. Carson had just come from a post-practice session in the Sun Devils ice tub, one of the ways ASU is attempting to mitigate the heavy workload for Carson and ASUs 40-Minute Men this season.
Carrick Felix, Carson and Jonathan Gilling rank 1-2-3 in minutes played in Pac-12 conference games. Keeping its top talent on the floor is a major reason that ASU (16-4, 5-2) is tied for second place in the loss column as the conference season hits the midway point this weekend. The Sun Devils wrap up the first half with games at Washington State on Thursday night and Washington on Saturday.
Our guys have been warriors, ASU coach Herb Sendek said.
I like playing, Carson said simply.
Felix averages 39.86 minutes a game in Pac-12 play in his breakout senior season, ranking No. 6 in NCAA Division 1. If there h...