Arizona St. Rumors & News

  • Arizona State, Bobby Hurley agree to 1-year extension

    The Score "Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley will receive a one-year extension, CBS's Jon Rothstein reports. An official announcement is expected soon. In his first season as head coach of the Sun Devils, Hurley guided the team to a paltry 15-17 record, and occasionally made headlines for the wrong..." April 28

  • Savon Goodman transfers to La Salle as Explorers continue to reload

    City of Basketball Love "Savon Goodman is coming home, and La Salle’s already strong conglomerate of reinforcement transfers just got another boost. Goodman, a Constitution high school grad and Philadelphia native, is transferring to La Salle after spending the first four years of his college career at three separate..." April 23

  • ASU forward Savon Goodman leaving the program

    Arizona Republic "After an up-and-down junior season, Savon Goodman is leaving the Arizona State basketball program, a mutual decision between the 6-foot-6 forward and coach Bobby Hurley. As a graduate transfer, Goodman will be eligible to play immediately next season. In 28 games and six starts, Goodman..." March 23

  • Oregon State 75, Arizona State 66

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 13 points as Oregon State boosted its NCAA Tournament hopes with a 75-66 wire-to-wire victory over Arizona State in the opening round of the Pac-12 tourney Wednesday night in Las Vegas. Sixth-seeded Oregon State (19-11) will play third-seeded Cal in a..." March 10

  • One-two punch of Wallace-Mathews leads Cal to win

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- California guard Tyrone Wallace scored 24 points and guard Jordan Mathews added 18 off the bench in the No. 25 Bears' 68-65 victory over Arizona State in the Pac-12 regular season finale for both at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday. Senior Wallace scored 19 points in the second..." March 05

  • Arizona State 74, Stanford 64

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Savon Goodman came off the bench to post 16 points and seven rebounds, leading Arizona State to a 74-64 victory over Stanford on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Senior forward Eric Jacobsen had 13 points and seven rebounds for Arizona State (15-15, 5-12..." March 04

  • Colorado 79, Arizona State 69

    The Sports Xchange "Colorado guard Josh Fortune and forward Josh Scott paced a balanced attack, and the Buffaloes held off Arizona State 79-69 Saturday in Boulder, Colorado. Fortune finished with 17 points off the bench, and Scott added 15 points for the Buffaloes (21-9, 10-7 Pac-12). Arizona State..." February 28

  • No. 22 Utah rolls over Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Teams facing Utah are finding out that focusing defensive efforts exclusively on stopping center Jakob Poeltl isn't always the best strategy. The Utes can just as easily burn a team from the perimeter. Arizona State learned that lesson the hard way. No. 22 Utah made 16..." February 25

  • Arizona State's Spight leaves program, will transfer

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State had a tough task this season with only nine scholarship players and now that number is down to eight. Spight, in his first season with the Sun Devils after transferring from South Plains College in Texas, averaged 6.6 points per game in 27 games. The junior was playing 19.5..." February 24

  • No. 12 Arizona completes sweep of Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Sean Miller said earlier in the week that he wanted to see more of a complete game from his 12th-ranked Wildcats. Such a performance rarely happened this season ... until Wednesday night when Arizona routed rival Arizona State 99-61 at McKale Center. In..." February 18

  • UCLA 78, Arizona State 65

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Jonah Bolden scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, leading UCLA to a 78-65 victory over Arizona State on Sunday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Junior guard Isaac Hamilton and freshman guard Prince Ali scored 12 points apiece for UCLA (14-11, 5-7 Pac-12..." February 14

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    Texas A&M transfer Elijah Thomas told ESPN he is wide-open, but has been contacted by Arizona State, Nebraska,... https://t.co/rbT4DqkGKI

  • ASU basketball unveils 'Iced Out' black uniforms

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State is getting an "Iced Out" look just in time for college basketball season. Adidas unveiled special uniforms for 11 schools that have illuminating diamond accents on the sides of the jerseys and shorts. ASU's uniforms are black with the regular gold name plate and numbers. The..." November 13

  • ASU freshman forward Andre Adams tears ACL again

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State freshman Andre Adams recently tore the ACL in his left knee, the second time he has suffered the injury in less than a year. The 6-9 forward -- a 2014 Avondale Westview High product -- suffered the injury for the first time last November while playing for IMG Academy prep school..." September 15

  • ASU men's basketball lands 2015 commitment from Andre Adams

    The Star Press "The 6-foot-9, 205-pound power forward is a three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and 24/7 Sports, and held offers from Boise State, CSU Northridge, Colorado, Oregon State and UNLV. Adams is a local product out of Avondale, who originally played at Avondale Westview High School before..." July 21

  • Former St. John's big man Chris Obekpa considering ASU

    Arizona Republic "Former St. John's big man Chris Obekpa -- among the nation's top shot blockers -- is considering Arizona State as a transfer option. Obekpa is visiting Minnesota this week. According to SNY.tv, he also is considering ASU, North Carolina State and Alabama. The 6-10 center -- who has one..." July 03

  • 2016 wing Sam Cunliffe from Seattle commits to ASU

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley landed his first 2016 recruit Wednesday with the commitment of Sam Cunliffe, a 6-foot-6 wing who some scouts believe has a chance to emerge as the best prospect in the state of Washington. For Cunliffe, who grew up as a Duke fan, this was an easy decision...." June 11

  • ASU men's basketball lands Buffalo transfer Torian Graham

    The State Press "Graham, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard, will likely sit out a year in 2015-16 and will have one year of eligibility remaining. Graham, who was originally recruited by Herb Sendek's staff at ASU out of high school, was the No. 12-ranked shooting guard in the country and a four-star prospect by Rivals..." June 03

  • Arizona State 2016 commit opts to open up recruitment

    College Basketball Talk "Arizona State lost a commitment in the Class of 2016 on Monday as three-star stretch forward Lucas Siewert opted to open up his recruitment. The 6-foot-10 native of California, by way of Brazil, can really shoot the ball from the perimeter. He checks in at No. 131 overall in the 2016 class,..." May 19

  • Arizona State G Murray to transfer

    Covers.com "Arizona State guard Chance Murray is transferring out of the program for his junior season. Murray is the third player to ask for his scholarship release since the arrival of new coach Bobby Hurley on April 9, joining sophomore center Connor MacDougall and senior forward Sai Tummala. "After..." May 03

  • Shannon Evans commits to Arizona State basketball

    Arizona Republic "Former Buffalo guard Shannon Evans will follow his college head coach to Arizona State. Evans, who was visiting new ASU coach Bobby Hurley on campus this weekend, will join the Sun Devils. Hurley was hired April 9 to be the next Sun Devils head coach after spending two seasons with the same..." April 27

  • Gilbert Christian hoops star Mitch Lightfoot reopens his recruiting, says ASU coming in

    Arizona Republic "Mitch Lightfoot, a 6-foot-9 junior forward who helped Gilbert Christian capture the Division II boys basketball state championship last season, says he has reopened his recruiting. Last year, Lightfoot committed to New Mexico. "I want to see what is out there," he said. "I was 16 and..." April 19

  • Arizona State hires former Duke player, Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley

    CBS Sports "Duke icon and Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley has reached an agreement in principle to become the next head coach at Arizona State, a source told CBSSports.com on Thursday. A formal announcement is expected soon. Multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Wednesday that Hurley had emerged as a..." April 09

  • Former Duke star Bobby Hurley emerges as candidate at ASU

    CBS Sports "Duke icon and Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley has emerged as a serious candidate at Arizona State, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Wednesday. Two sources referred to Hurley as the "frontrunner" for the job. One suggested a deal might already be in place. Sources told CBSSports.com that..." April 08

  • Report: Jeff Capel removes self from consideration for Arizona State job

    Arizona Sports "Virtually from the moment Arizona State decided to part with Herb Sendek as their head basketball coach, Jeff Capel's name came up as a likely replacement. Well, that is not going to happen. Capel, currently an assistant coach at Duke, has head coaching experience at Oklahoma as well as VCU." April 07

  • Arizona's Sean Miller to critics: 'Go cheer for ASU!'

    Arizona Republic "The Arizona Wildcats saw their season come to an end in the Elite Eight against Wisconsin for the second consecutive year. But head coach Sean Miller won't stand for people calling his season a failure. During the postgame press conference on Saturday, Miller said that he was proud of what his..." March 31

  • Report: Arizona State offers Jeff Capel head coaching job

    SI "Duke assistant coach Jeff Capel has been offered the head coaching job at Arizona State, reports ESPN.com. Arizona State is seeking to replace Herb Sendek, who was fired on Tuesday after nine seasons with the program. Sendek had a 159-137 in his tenure with the Sun Devils, but failed to get..." March 25

  • ASU fires basketball coach Herb Sendek

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State on Tuesday changed the direction of its men's basketball program, firing coach Herb Sendek after nine seasons with the Sun Devils. Vice President of Athletics Ray Anderson informed Sendek of his decision during a morning meeting with the coach. The Sun Devils just returned from..." March 24

  • Jeff Capel can be Arizona State's next head coach, if he wants

    CBS Sports "The Arizona State job is "Jeff Capel's, if he wants it," a source connected to the Arizona State program told CBSSports.com on Tuesday afternoon. Arizona State fired Herb Sendek earlier Tuesday. School officials have already indirectly reached-out to Capel, a source told CBSSports.com...." March 24

  • Arizona State Retired James Harden’s No. 13 Jersey, Honored Him With Ceremony

    College Spun "Arizona State’s men’s basketball program honored The Beard tonight. The Sun Devils paid tribute to former star guard James Harden at halftime of their contest against UCLA Wednesday evening. Harden, now an NBA MVP candidate for the Houston Rockets, led ASU from 2007-09. He played for the Sun..." February 19

  • Arizona State loses freshman point guard for the season

    CBS Sports "The Arizona State men's basketball program is undergoing a rough year. The Sun Devils, who won 21 games last season and reached the 2014 NCAA Tournament, are 10-10 in 2014-15 and stand at 2-5 in the Pac 12. And now they'll be without a fledgling player, freshman point guard Kodi Justice. The..." January 27

  • 2016 4-star forward Lucas Siewert commits to ASU basketball

    Arizona Republic "Lucas Siewert, a 6-foot-11, 225-pound stretch forward from Los Angeles Cathedral High, committed to Arizona State on Sunday, giving the Sun Devils a second-four star prospect in their 2016 class. Recruiting-service Rivals ranks Siewert as the nation's No. 100 2016 prospect. Siewert also has..." January 26

  • Lindsey Drew commits to the Sun Devils

    House of Sparky "Herb Sendek brought in his third recruit of his 2015 class in the form of three-star point guard Lindsey Drew. The Los Angeles Times first reported the news a few days ago. Drew ranks as a three star recruit according to Rivals and Scout, but a two-star recruit according to ESPN. He stands..." December 30

  • Arizona State's Shaquielle McKissic has gone from conviction to redemption

    Fox Sports "The desert sun is streaming through the window. It illuminates the big smile of the broad-shouldered 24-year-old whose path here – from the floor of a jail cell, to the back seat of a Cadillac Catera that was his home for a month to the gleaming facility of a Pac-12 basketball program where he’ll..." December 16

  • Brendan Bailey commits to Arizona State

    Salt Lake Tribune "American Fork’s hybrid junior forward Brendan Bailey confirmed his commitment to Arizona State to The Salt Lake Tribune late Sunday evening. At 6-foot-7, Bailey has built his reputation as an elite defender with quick lateral instincts and an ability to change shots with his length. According..." December 02

  • Arizona State cuts ties with junior college recruit following arrest

    College Basketball Talk "After a weekend arrest for allegedly stealing a few DVDs from Walmart, Arizona State has cut ties with 2015 recruit and junior college big man Jordan Washington. According to Chris Karpman of ASUDevils.com, Arizona State will part ways with the 6-foot-8, 280-pound Washington after the Indian..." September 17

  • Arizona State commit arrested for allegedly shoplifting less than $20 in DVDs from Walmart

    College Basketball Talk "Arizona State commit Jordan Washington was arrested and charged with Fifth Degree Theft late this week at a local Walmart, according to The Ottumwa Post. The 6-foot-8, 255-pound big man from Indian Hills Community College was booked at Wapello County Jail for allegedly shoplifting two DVDs from..." September 14

  • Arizona State gives Herb Sendek a contract extension

    College Basketball Talk "After making the 2014 NCAA Tournament, Arizona State head coach Herb Sendek has been rewarded with a three-year extension, according to Chris Karpman of ASUDevils.com. The new contract for Sendek needs to be approved first by the Arizona Board of Regents, but, if approved, his new contract will..." September 02

  • Top prospect Markus Howard commits to ASU basketball

    Arizona Republic "Gilbert Perry sophomore point guard Markus Howard says he was on his fifth unofficial recruiting visit to Arizona State on Friday. After talking to the coaches for several hours and spending the next few days thinking about it, the All-Arizona basketball player gave his commitment to the Sun..." August 28

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • 4-star 2016 center checking out Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Zach Collins, a 2016 Rivals four-star prospect from Las Vegas Bishop Gorman, is checking out Arizona State during an unofficial visit today. Collins, a 6-foot-10, 210-pound center, already has an impressive list of scholarship offers that includes Arizona, New Mexico, UNLV, Wake Forest, Cal,..." June 20

  • Former Michigan State guard Brandan Kearney to make 'last stop' at Detroit Mercy

    Michigan Live "Brandan Kearney's third stop in his college basketball journey will be his last, he says. And it will be close to home. Kearney, the former Michigan State guard and Detroit native, announced Monday that he will transfer to the University of Detroit Mercy. "Crazy when your last stop is in..." June 03

  • Report: Arizona State transfer Egor Koulechov to transfer to Rice

    College Basketball Talk "Egor Koulechov is headed to Rice, according to a report from Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com. Koulechov played 14.0 minutes per game for Arizona State as a freshman last season, averaging 3.7 points. He played major minutes early in the season, but only saw more than eight minutes once after..." April 17

  • Arizona State guard Jahii Carson declares for NBA draft

    SI "Arizona State sophomore guard Jahii Carson officially declared his intention to enter this year’s NBA draft on Wednesday. Carson, a two-time All-Pac-12 first team selection, averaged 18.6 points 4.6 assists and 4.0 rebounds this season while leading the Sun Devils to a 21-12 record and their..." April 17

  • Up next for ASU basketball: Major reconstruction

    Fox Sports Arizona "Although the last few weeks left a sour taste, Arizona State had a remarkable season while making the NCAA tournament for the first time in five years. Jordan Bachynski set school and Pac-12 records for blocked shots that may not soon be surpassed. Jahii Carson was the only player in the..." March 26

  • Texas beats Arizona State 87-85 with Ridley's game-winner

    Dallas Morning News "With Texas at this time of year, the ghosts of NCAA Tournament losses are never, ever far away. There are too many recent disappointments, too many early exits to ever feel comfortable. So even when Texas hit its first six shots, or got unexpected offense from its guards or built a 14-point..." March 21

  • Carson leads ASU onto NCAA stage

    Fox Sports Arizona "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..." March 20

  • ASU basketball banks on Jermaine Marshall

    Arizona Republic "At the Marquette practice facility, Jermaine Marshall on Wednesday took a pass near the key and didn't hesitate, launching a 3-pointer that touched nothing but net. His Arizona State teammates rushed over to pat the senior guard on the back. As ASU enters its first NCAA Tournament in five..." March 20

  • Sendek getting blast from past against Barnes, Texas

    Arizona Republic "Having played only four times, Arizona State and Texas don't have much of a basketball history, but that's not the case with their coaches. Twenty five years ago, ASU coach Herb Sendek served on Rick Barnes' staff at Providence, providing a nice story line for today's second-round matchup..." March 20

  • Stanford 79, Arizona St. 58

    ProSportsDaily "Chasson Randle scored 21 points and Dwight Powell added 15 as the Cardinal led wire-to-wire against the Sun Devils in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Josh Huestis added 12 points and seven rebounds for No. 6 seed Stanford (21-11), which shot 54.9 percent and advanced to..." March 14

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