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ASU Football: Week 11 performances from NFL Sun Devils

ASU Football: Week 11 performances from NFL Sun Devils

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports The Sun Devils were around the NFL this week. How did the former Sun Devils fare? The Sun Devils saw seven former athletes hit the turf this past week during NFL action. Let’s take a look at their performances. Eno Benjamin (Cardinals): Benjamin was marked as a healthy scratch this week in the Cardinals loss to the Seattle Seahawks. D.J. Foster (Cardinals): Foster recorded 17 special teams snaps in the Cardinals loss on Thursday Night Football. Zane Gonzalez (Cardinals): Gonzalez was successful on all three extra point attempts as the...
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ASU Football: 2021 five-star cornerback Will Johnson includes Sun Devils in final five

ASU Football: 2021 five-star cornerback Will Johnson includes Sun Devils in final five

Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Big name The Arizona State Sun Devils haven’t seen the football field in a few weeks. However, recruiting wars continue on. Herm Edwards and his staff found out on Monday that a top recruit has him interested in their program. Will Johnson, a cornerback prospect from Michigan included the Sun Devils in his final five. Arizona State, Ohio State, Michigan, Oklahoma and USC have Johnson’s interests. FIN5L... pic.twitter.com/9N9AjF8EOc— Wílł Jøhnšoñ (@Willj1228) November 23, 2020 Johnson is rated a five-star...
Nov 23, 2020
ASU Women’s Basketball: 2020-21 season preview

ASU Women’s Basketball: 2020-21 season preview

Photo by Sam Wasson/ Back to the court Arizona State women’s basketball enters the 2020-2021 season unranked in the preseason AP poll with a roster featuring six freshmen and one transfer. Because of that, there is an expectation the Sun Devils will face a rebuilding year in Charli Turner Thorne’s 24th year as head coach. But Turner Thorne has relied on freshmen contributions consistently, and with a recruiting class ranked No. 6 in the nation, there is no shortage of talent. The Devils season begins this Wednesday, November 25th at home against Stephen F....
Nov 23, 2020
ASU Basketball: Sun Devils withdrawing from Empire Classic matchup with Baylor

ASU Basketball: Sun Devils withdrawing from Empire Classic matchup with Baylor

Photo by Kirk Irwin/ COVID-19 concerns According to college basketball analyst Jeff Goodman, Arizona State is withdrawing from its opening game against No. 2 Baylor in the Empire Classic due to COVID-19 concerns. Arizona State is withdrawing from the Empire Classic due to medical concerns involving Baylor, per source. Sun Devils were slated to open with Bears. Still a chance ASU plays at Mohegan Sun with different matchups.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) November 23, 2020 On Sunday afternoon, Baylor head coach Scott Drew announced that he had tested positive for...
Nov 22, 2020
ASU Basketball: Zylan Cheatham and Lu Dort reunite in Oklahoma City

ASU Basketball: Zylan Cheatham and Lu Dort reunite in Oklahoma City

Photo by Joe Robbins/ Former Sun Devils are back on the same team A crazy start to the NBA offseason has put two former Sun Devils on the same team. On Sunday afternoon, Zylan Cheatham was officially traded from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a four-team transaction. Cheatham will now take the court with former teammate, Luguentz Dort, for the first time since March 2019. Trade complete:MIL: Jrue Holiday, No. 60 pick Sam MerrillNOLA: Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe, ‘25/'27 1sts, ‘24/'26 swaps via MILOKC: George Hill, Josh Gray, Kenrich...
Nov 21, 2020
The House Episode 4: Pac 12 Announcement, ASU Basketball Past, Present, and Future

The House Episode 4: Pac 12 Announcement, ASU Basketball Past, Present, and Future

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Get caught up on Sun Devil Hoops with the season right around the corner No Sun Devil football to talk about this week, but The House has you covered with a jam packed basketball show with the seasons approaching. Will Bobby Hurley’s squad be able to handle the pressure, does ASU have the best freshman duo in the nation, and much more is covered on this weeks episode. Make sure to follow @HouseofSparky and all of us on twitter @Jackson_Zuber, @ErikRuby_, @Spurge_, @MasonKernMedia, @JackJohnson25 and @TheeAltaPeralta. See you next week!
Nov 20, 2020
ASU Hockey: Sun Devils can’t capitalize on offense, fall to Michigan State

ASU Hockey: Sun Devils can’t capitalize on offense, fall to Michigan State

Photo Courtesy: Michigan State Athletics Scoring struggles After an early goal in the first period and another in the third by Michigan State (1-0-1), the Arizona State Sun Devils (0-3-1) couldn’t complete the comeback, ending the night with a 2-0 loss. Arizona State struggled capitalizing on second chance offensive opportunities Friday night. They struggled on the power play once again, going 0-for-4 as well. However, they were able to be successful once again on the penalty kill. This is the second time this season that the Sun Devils have been shut out this...
Nov 20, 2020
ASU Basketball: Bobby Hurley notebook

ASU Basketball: Bobby Hurley notebook

Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports Getting close to taking the court Bobby Hurley talked to the media on Friday as the Arizona State Sun Devils get close to taking the court in the Empire Classic on November 25. Here are a few takeaways from his press conference. Tough non-conference opponents Arizona State enters this season as a Top 25 team, and despite the ranking and the issues with scheduling with COVID-19 still around, they’re not backing down from facing top teams. Hurley has always looked for a challenge. It doesn’t get much tougher for Arizona State by opening...
Nov 20, 2020
ASU Hockey: Sun Devils score late, end in a tie

ASU Hockey: Sun Devils score late, end in a tie

Richard Martinez/House of Sparky No shootouts After a rough first weekend against Michigan, the Arizona State Sun Devils (0-2-1) looked to rebound against Michigan State (0-0-1). Redshirt junior Chris Grando tied things up with four minutes left in the game, sending the game to overtime. However, there was not a shootout after overtime resulting in a tie for both teams. “I think ties are un-American and I really wish they would let us play the shootout,” head coach Greg Powers said. “They were supposed to and I know the Big Ten was very supportive of us going...
Nov 18, 2020
ASU Hockey: Michigan State Preview

ASU Hockey: Michigan State Preview

Richard Martinez/House of Sparky Sparky vs. Sparty Following a two-game thumping at No. 6 Michigan, Arizona State returns to the ice this weekend against unranked Michigan State this Thursday and Friday. The Spartans boast 10 newcomers on a revamped team after many players from last year’s squad left due to graduation. This weekend’s games will be MSU’s first games in the 2020-21 season. Looking to heal their wounds, the Sun Devils are in search of their first win of the year. Here is a look at the matchup: What Time/Where To Watch Both games drop the puck at 4...
Nov 17, 2020
ASU Basketball: Joshua Christopher notebook

ASU Basketball: Joshua Christopher notebook

Photo by Michael Reaves/ He’s pretty talented This winter, ASU men’s basketball will be very different from years past for a couple of reasons. Not only will the Sun Devils be playing in empty arenas all year, they’ll also take the court carrying the loftiest expectations for any ASU basketball team in over a decade. The preseason hype is due largely to a very talented recruiting class, highlighted by JoshUa Christopher. Christopher spoke to local media Monday ahead of what will likely be his only collegiate season. Legacy of 13 James Harden, the program’s most successful...
Nov 16, 2020
ASU Basketball: Sun Devils land commitment from Jamiya Neal

ASU Basketball: Sun Devils land commitment from Jamiya Neal

Photo by Kirk Irwin/ 4th of the 2021 class Bobby Hurley and Arizona State added to its 2021 recruiting class on Monday, as the Sun Devils got a commitment from 6-foot-6 small forward Jamiya Neal out of Hillcrest Prep in Phoenix. Originally from Ohio, Neal came out to Arizona in order to gain more interest during his recruiting process. He played in events alongside Hurley’s son in a few tournaments. Hillcrest Prep is the same program that churned out former Arizona Wildcats star center and current Phoenix Sun Deandre Ayton. Rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports, Neal had...
Nov 16, 2020
ASU Women’s Basketball: Pac-12 schedule announced

ASU Women’s Basketball: Pac-12 schedule announced

First 22-game slate On Monday morning, the Pac-12 conference announce its first 22-game schedule for women’s basketball. This is a four-game increase from last season, now allowing every school to play each other twice. The Sun Devils will have an additional four conference games in the month of December. Arizona State will open up at home against the Los Angeles schools, then play three road games against Arizona, Colorado and Utah to close out 2020. 4️⃣ more league games for the best conference in @ncaawbb.Weekly matchups and sites for the 22-game #Pac12WBB league schedule have...
Nov 15, 2020
ASU Hockey: Sun Devils swept at Michigan

ASU Hockey: Sun Devils swept at Michigan

Photo Courtesy: KnightPhotographyLLC Time to move forward No. 15 Arizona State (0-2) suffered another tough loss against No. 12 Michigan (2-0), falling 3-0 at Yost Arena in Ann Arbor. There were a few changes within the lineup, one of the biggest being who was in net. Freshman Cole Brady got his first collegiate start after taking over for junior Evan DeBrouwer Saturday during the third period. Sun Devil sophomore defenseman Jacob Semik was back on the first line of defense after sitting out game one due to a prior suspension. The second line switched to an all-freshmen line with...
Nov 15, 2020
Amid internal COVID-19 outbreak, Arizona State football cancels game versus Colorado

Amid internal COVID-19 outbreak, Arizona State football cancels game versus Colorado

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Another game gone Arizona State made the decision to cancel its game against Cal this weekend. Sun Devil football will continue to wait to return to the field for at least another week. Athletic Director Ray Anderson and the university released a statement on Sunday saying that the program and the conference have decided to cancel next week’s game between Arizona State and Colorado. Here is the full statement from Anderson: “We regrettably have to invoke the Pac-12’s football game cancellation policy for this week’s game at Colorado due to...