TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State University students and others associated with the Tempe-based university begin voting Monday to choose among options for updating the Sparky mascot’s costume.
ASU's Carrick Felix, blocking a shot by Stanford's Dwight Powell on the first day of the tourney, was named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
LAS VEGAS - The Trojans had scored 12 straight, cutting Utah's 13-point lead Wednesday night to a mere one with 3:18 to play.
Arizona State freshman Jahii Carson puts up a reverse layup against Stanford's Dwight Powell, left, and Josh Huestis during the second half. Carson's 34 points was one shy of the ASU freshman record.
LAS VEGAS - Stanford had played 39 minutes, 22 seconds Wednesday without attempting a single free throw, as poor a job in foul enticement since someone first painted a stripe 15 feet from the basket.
UCLA's Jordan Adams grabs a rebound in front of Washington's Aziz N'Diaye in Saturday's game. The Bruins secured the Pac-12's regular-season title.
SEATTLE - Once they got word, the UCLA Bruins stopped with the hugs and handshakes on the court and raced into the locker room, huddling around cellphones and computers to get whatever updates they could on what was happening in Salt Lake City.
When he was fired as the Sacramento Kings coach in 2007, Eric Musselman said it "was the first time in my life I didn't have a gym to go to, ever." He's back in the gym now. This time, it's Wells Fargo Arena as an ASU assistant.
On his first day as a Continental Basketball Association general manager, Eric Musselman, all of 23 years old, made nine trades.
J.J. Holliday bought his first home, with the help of his mom, as a college junior. He called it an investment.
Arizona's Solomon Hill leaps high to contest a shot by Arizona State's Jonathan Gilling during the first half. At the other end of the court, Hill scored 13 points and had five assists - and one early message-sending dunk.
After his Wildcats collected the Diamond Head Classic trophy in Honolulu and took a few days off for a late Christmas vacation, coach Sean Miller worried that his team lost its practice rhythm.
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TEMPE – For 30 minutes Saturday, Arizona and ASU put on the kind of physical, intense and foul-plagued show that you’d expect from a heated intrastate rivalry.
A win today, ASU coach Todd Graham says, would be "a giant step for our program. I mean, eight wins. That's a heck of a first year."
SAN FRANCISCO - There are more-prestigious bowls, better matchups with better payouts. But Arizona State has a rare opportunity against Navy in today's Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park.
Rich Rodriguez adheres to a “24-hour rule” after every game. Well, most of them.
Running back Curtis McNeal scores on a 22-yard pass in the third quarter to give USC a 28-17 lead. McNeal ran for 163 yards and added two rushing touchdowns.