ARIZONA STATE RUMORS

Holder, Sun Devils knock off No. 23 USC

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Tra Holder scored 20 points, Savon Goodman added 17 and Arizona State knocked off No. 23 USC 74-67 on Friday night. Nikola Jovanovic had 25 points and 15 rebounds for the Trojans (18-6, 8-4 Pac-12), who would have been within a half-game of first-place Oregon in the Pac-12 with a victory. Gerry Blakes added 14 for Arizona State. The Sun Devils (14-11, 4-8) have won...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holder scores 20, Arizona State knocks off No. 23 USC, 74-67

TEMPE, Ariz. — Tra Holder scored 20 points, Savon Goodman added 17 and Arizona State knocked off No. 23 USC 74-67 on Friday night.Nikola Jovanovic had 25 points and 15 rebounds for the Trojans (18-6, 8-4 Pac-12), who would have been within a half-game of first-place Oregon in the Pac-12 with a victory. Gerry Blakes added 14 for Arizona State.The Sun Devils (14-11, 4-8) have won...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas’ Jay Norvell to join Arizona State football

Out with the old Norvell and in with the new. After offensive coordinator Mike Norvell left Arizona State football’s coaching staff, we began to see a trickle down effect of other coaches leaving to either join him or take on their own position of head coach elsewhere. The most recent loss to Arizona State’s coaching staff came when defensive line coach Jackie Shipp announced...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bug Selig to teach at Arizona State University

It seems former MLB commissioner Bud Selig has found his calling post-retirement from the game. He’s set to join the Sports Law and Business program as a teacher at the law school of Arizona State University. Batter up! Ex-MLB commissioner Bud Selig to teach sports law & business at @ASUCollegeOfLaw https://t.co/e8qFpJCj1N pic.twitter.com/T7cEWqnqZz — ASU Now (@asunews)...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brunner's 3-point play lets No. 8 Arizona State escape USC

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Sophie Brunner's three-point play with 1.9 seconds left gave No. 8 Arizona State a 69-68 victory over short-handed Southern California on Sunday, keeping the Sun Devils tied atop the Pac-12. Brunner took an inbounds pass from Elisha Davis and went straight to the basket, banking in a layup and drawing the fifth foul on Kristen Simon. Brunner's free throw snapped...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona State football 2016 recruiting class

For Arizona State football, there was some concerns expressed by fans on social media outlets regarding the 2016 signing class. Just two days prior to national signing day, it was leaked that ASU’s defensive line coach Jackie Shipp would be leaving to Missouri. Although this wouldn’t have a huge impact on the recruiting class, it was the fifth vacated position among Arizona State...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona State keeps commitments despite turnover

Arizona State lost two of its top recruiters and three other coaches for various reasons, putting a dent in its 2016 recruiting efforts. Despite the turnover, the Sun Devils still managed to sign all the players who previously committed, pulling together a strong recruiting class that includes one of the best receivers in the country. ''I think it speaks volumes about where our...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona State Uses Adele Lyrics To Recruit 2017 4-Star CB Deommodore Lenoir

College use all types of creative tactics when it comes to the mail they send potential recruits. Quoting popular songs or musical artists is par for the course, but we might have our first-ever Adele-themed recruiting letter.  Arizona State sent 2017 four-star cornerback Deommodore Lenoir a letter quoting Adele’s hit song “Hello” with the lyrics changed to try and entice...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell dismantles Arizona State, completes weekend sweep

LOWELL, Mass. — Sophomore forward C.J. Smith tallied three goals on eight shots for his first career hat trick to lead the No. 8 UMass Lowell River Hawks to a blowout win over the Arizona State Sun Devils, 8-1. “I am very pleased to get two wins on the weekend,” said UMass Lowell Head Coach Norm Bazin. “They are a first year program but they work extremely hard and they made...
Via Mill City Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell spoils Arizona State’s first trip to Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. — Freshman UMass Lowell goaltender Christoffer Hernberg stopped 19-of-20 shots on the way to spoiling the Arizona State Sun Devils‘ first ever trip to the Tsongas Center and picking up his first career win, 4-1. UMass Lowell had two chances within the first three minutes of the game to give the River Hawks a quick lead, but failed to find the back of the net and...
Via Mill City Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #8 UMass Lowell vs. Arizona State

The UMass Lowell River Hawks opens up a two game home series against the Arizona State University Sun Devils in non-conference matchup at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on Friday, January 29 at 7:15 p.m. eastern. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 8 in the USCHO.com and the USA Today polls. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked for 83 consecutive...
Via Mill City Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps distracts FT shooter shirtless behind ASU’s ‘Curtain of Distraction’

Michael Phelps is currently training for the Olympics, but he made a pretty awesome cameo at Thursday night’s Oregon State-Arizona State game. Phelps was in attendance for the Pac-12 matchup at Wells Fargo Arena, and boy, did he make an entrance. Phelps wasn’t seated in some secluded area or hanging out in the press box. No, he popped out of ASU’s “Curtain of Distraction”...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps featured behind ASU’s ‘Curtain of Distraction’

Michael Phelps was at Arizona State University Thursday night as a featured member behind the school’s legendary “Curtain of Distraction.” In case you’re unfamiliar with this, they bring out a portable curtain while opposing players attempt free throws and people try to distract them from sinking them. Phelps, who will be an assistant swim coach for the Sun Devils after...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps successfully helps Arizona State’s Curtain of Distraction

The Curtain of Distraction strikes again. The Arizona State University student section has become infamous for its antics which attempt to distract players as they shoot free throws. The group has done everything from use Elvis impersonators, adults dressed as babies and even brought out a male dressed similar to Miley Cyrus with a wrecking ball from the video of the same name. ...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Lindsey to remain at Arizona State

Arizona State football suffered an unexpected 2015 season filled with twists and turns. Prior to the start of their season, Head Coach Todd Graham’s son, Bo Graham, was forced to resign after allegations of a relationship between him and a female student athlete surfaced. ASU opened up their season with a loss, and the rest of the season seemed to follow in suit. The best thing...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona State OC Chip Lindsey will remain at the school

Arizona State offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey is staying with the Sun Devils. Lindsey had spent the past week talking with Southern Miss about its head-coaching vacancy. Lindsey, 40, emerged as a leading candidate to replace his former boss, Todd Monken. Monken left his position as Southern Miss' head coach to become the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Lindsey...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sun Devils spurned again by a top in-state recruit

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As Chase Lucas rode the 19 miles from Chandler High School to Saguaro High School Thursday afternoon, he received a call from his future college coach.Lucas was on his way to watch his friend, Arizona's top recruit Byron Murphy from Saguaro, announce his college decision. Many believed Murphy, who played both cornerback and wide receiver in high school, would...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Adidas makes Arizona State special sneakers

It has to be pretty cool when a company makes a piece of apparel specifically for your program. For the Arizona State Sun Devils, that moment has come as adidas has created a unique version of the Ultra Boost sneaker just for them. Members of the basketball team will all likely be getting a pair, but it wouldn’t be surprising to see them released on store shelves as well. You can...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Areas of concern for the Arizona State Sun Devils

Arizona State football suffered their first losing season under Head Coach Todd Graham since he took over the program 4 years ago. Coming into this past season off of back-to-back 10-win seasons, expectations were high for the team. However, this year proved to be a rebuilding year for the Devils, and fans repeatedly saw where the team had gaping holes. The Sun Devils lost by one...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cactus Bowl Ref Jacks Up Arizona State QB Manny Wilkins

Refs are supposed to maintain order on the field during a football game, but by penalizing players when the need calls for it--not jacking them up. For some odd reason that is exactly what the ref in the Cactus Bowl decided to do when he saw Arizona State quarterback Manny Wilkins come running down the sideline.To be fair, he didn't do it just to be a *&^# although he certainly...
Via FatManWriting
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Arizona State blocks extra point; scores defensive two point conversion

Now here’s something you don’t see everyday…. Arizona State with the elusive defensive 2-point conversion #CactusBowl https://t.co/bcuq1hRfZv — Pick Six Previews (@PickSixPreviews) January 3, 2016 The post Watch: Arizona State blocks extra point; scores defensive two point conversion appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona State Unveils Sweet New Helmets During Cactus Bowl Practice

Arizona State has worn a number of different uniforms and helmets in recent years, and they appear to have a new look set for the upcoming Cactus Bowl. The Sun Devil Equipment Twitter account posted a picture of the new lid, which puts a black pitchfork with a gold border on a maroon shell.  Pretty sweet looking helmets at practice today. #attentiontodetail pic.twitter.com/jBB4RXqoOz...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky’s Alex Poythress Threw Down A Powerful Dunk Early In Game vs. Arizona State

Alex Poythress has shown off his impressive athleticism early this season after returning from the injury that cost him most of his 2014-15 campaign. Earlier this year, he actually caught his tooth on the net coming down from a big alley-oop. Today, he did this: That’s some pretty impressive ground covered from take-off. Unfortunately, Poythress went down with injury, and is questionable...
Via College Spun
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona State football regular season review

Arizona State football clearly had a disappointing season. Playoff expectations were nowhere near to being met. The Sun Devils had plenty of hype after scheduling their season opener against an SEC team, but they were never able to live up to their goals. Game one was against Texas A&M in a “neutral” site. ASU’s defense looked like they were up to the challenge through...
Via isportsweb.com
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd Graham admits to stealing signals but says it’s not illegal

Todd Graham on Tuesday responded to accusations of sign stealing and admitted his program does it, though he says they’re not doing anything illegal. Graham’s Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-4 and have lost two games in a row. After each of the losses, their opponents talked about having their signs stolen by ASU. That...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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