Posted November 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
After Arizona State lost to UCLA two weeks ago, coach Todd Graham was adamant that this year's team was nothing like the one that went into a tailspin last season. Even after the Sun Devils' losing streak reached three with a road loss to Oregon State on Saturday, Graham still believes a repeat of 2011 isn't on the way. Confident as the coach might be, the first-year coach also understands the reality of the Sun Devils' situation: with just three games left and one of the nation's most prolific offenses up next, they're running out of time. ''We've just got to win a game,'' Graham said on Monday. The Graham era in the desert certainly got off to a flying start, the wins coming quickly and easily. But after opening 5-1, the Sun Devils were blown out by No. 2 Oregon and followed with a 45-43 home loss to UCLA. Hoping to get back on track against Oregon State, Arizona State instead got in its own way, plagued by too many mental mistakes...
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