Oregon State is in Tempe, Arizona, looking for its first true road win against a ranked team since 1985. Here’s a look at the 11th-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils.
ASU opened the season 12-0, highlighted by a win at Kansas in Lawrence. But the Sun Devils have yet to find their footing in Pac-12 play and are now 13-3 overall and 1-3 in conference after a 76-72 home loss to Oregon on Thursday.
Kodi Justice had 21 points and Shannon Evans II 19 in that game. Both hit four 3-pointers.
Arizona State is led by a trio of senior guards in Tra Holder (20.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.0 assists), Evans (17.1 points, 3.7 rebounds) and Justice (14.1 points, 3.0 rebounds).
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Holder is first in the conference in scoring and shoots 43.3 percent on 3-pointers. Evans is an 86-percent shooter at the free-throw line.
Freshman forward Romello White averages 12.5 points and 8.1 rebounds. He's second in the Pac-12 with a 65.0 field goal percentage and 3.1 offensive boards a game.
The Sun Devils shoot 48 percent from the floor, 38.1 percent on 3-pointers and 73.8 at the line for the season. But those numbers are a little different in four Pac-12 games (39.8/33.0/77.7).
Bobby Hurley is in his third year as ASU’s head coach. The former Duke great is 43-38 overall and 13-27 in Pac-12 play with the Sun Devils.
Hurley previously spent two years at Buffalo, where he was a combined 42-20, including an NCAA tournament berth in 2015.