Carson leads ASU onto NCAA stage

Former Connecticut ringleader Kemba Walker, who knows a thing or two about long NCAA tournament runs, reached out with a gentle nudge to old friend Jahii Carson on Sunday after Arizona State was named to the NCAA field. "He said, 'On the big stage, big players shine and show up, so what are you going to do?'" Carson said. Carson's response included a slight...
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ASU's Bachynski, Carson honored by Pac-12

TEMPE, Ariz. -- ASU senior center Jordan Bachynski, who set Pac-12 season and career records for blocked shots this year, was named the conference's defensive player of the year Monday, while sophomore guard Jahii Carson was named to the 10-man All-Pac-12 first team. Bachynski leads Division I with 131 blocked shots this season and has 312 in his career. His broke his own Pac...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona State's Jahii Carson to enter NBA Draft

After a spectacular sophomore campaign, Arizona State guard Jahii Carson is confident he’s ready for the next level. ESPN.com is reporting that the All Pac-12 guard will forego his final two seasons of eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Herb Sendek confirmed the announcement. “He’s not coming back,” Sendek said. No qualifier was added. This season is it — period...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jahii Carson will not return to ASU next year

(Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)   In some not-so-surprising news, Arizona State point guard Jahii Carson will not return to Tempe for his junior year, according to Carson himself and Sun Devils head coach Herb Sendek. Following the Devils’ win over Cal on Senior Day, Carson was asked after the game if he had played his last game in Wells-Fargo Arena. “For the most part,...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Carson takes over in 'must-win' game

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jahii Carson likes to let the game come to him. When he is at his best, as he was Wednesday, he then proceeds to swallow it whole. Carson had perhaps his signature game of the Pac-12 season when Arizona State needed it the most, scoring 26 points and efficiently running his team to a 76-64 victory over Stanford at Wells Fargo Arena. The victory should all but seal...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pac-12 admits missed technical at end of ASU's upset win

The Pac-12 admitted Sunday that the controversial ending to Arizona State's 69-66 upset of No. 2 on Arizona on Friday was handled incorrectly by the officials, according to ESPN. The controversy began as ASU's Jahii Carson hung on the rim after an apparent game-clinching dunk while fans rushed onto the court prematurely with 0.7 seconds left in double overtime, causing about...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Carson takes control down the stretch to lead ASU past Utah

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Moved by Shaquille McKissic's uplifting story of perseverance the day before, Jahii Carson asked to speak to his ASU teammates after practice on Tuesday. His talk about togetherness was reinforced in Thursday's 79-75 victory over Utah. "Shaq was telling his story of how he was living in his friend's car and was in jail and how he overcame a lot of...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sun Devils' Carson has another big night in Las Vegas

For Jahii Carson, what happens in Vegas is impossible to keep in Vegas.It makes national news. Thomas and Mack Center. The Orleans Arena. The MGM Garden Arena. No matter the venue, no matter the opponent, Carson headlines his own show every time he sets foot in town.It happened again Tuesday.Carson added another bullet point in a case to reach his stated preseason goals -- All-American...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU's Carson adds to growing legion of admirers

During the Adidas Nations tournament in California earlier this month, Arizona State star Jahii Carson impressed observers who watched the between-game runs featuring college players working as counselors. The Sun Devil sophomore-to-be subsequently was saluted by Dime Magazine, which put the following video on its website and suggested the former Mesa High star could be the top...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Carson hints of sophomore year as 'last go round' at ASU

TEMPE, Ariz. -- It would surprise no one if Arizona State sophomore point guard Jahii Carson opted to turn pro after the 2013-14 season, and Carson seemed to make it semi-official Tuesday, tweeting that this is his "last go round" at ASU. This year at ASU I'm participating I'm every school event. This my last go round time to have fun Jahii Carson (@Jahii_carson1...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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