DEVILS 80 – CARDINAL 62: Arizona State Basketball Has Momentum with 4 Games LeftFeb 21, 2019 - 04:33 pm - ASU has just 4 games before the PAC-12 Tourney
Moving through this 2018-2019 Arizona State Basketball Campaign, we have witnessed sparks of change and outbursts of brilliance. Winning does not have to be easy, and this Sun Devil team has left marks behind, however small or seemingly insignificant in the moment. Arizona State University is learning how to win Pac-12 games with grit and cons***
Fast Read: Here’s How Sun Devil Hoops Will Defeat Stanford TonightFeb 20, 2019 - 03:14 pm - Tonight the Stanford Cardinal come to The Bank to sweep Bobby Hurley’s Arizona State Sun Devils. Stanford has been playing with plenty of confidence lately. They have an opportunity to acquire one of the top four seeds in the Pac-12 tournament. Sun Devil Hoops is currently sitting on the bubble of the NCAA Tournament and needs to take it one game, one minute at a time.
On January 12th in Pa***
THE GOOD DEVILS: Why Arizona State Basketball Prevailed in Salt Lake CityFeb 17, 2019 - 06:52 pm - Eighty percent of all sensory information comes from sight. Via the “Eye Test,” Bobby Hurley’s Sun Devil team can run with anyone in Basketball on any given night. We know this team has incredible potential. But DieHard Devil fans, basketball analysts and play by play announcers wonder what ASU team is going to show up at game time.
Transitions are not always easy. Viewing them***
LESS than 2 HOURS: Here’s how the Devils win 75-73 tonight…Feb 16, 2019 - 06:18 pm - Bobby Hurley vs. Coach K in Salt Lake City, Utah: Here's how ASU wins 75-73 tonight…
Coach Larry Krystkowiak took his Alma Mater, the University of Montana to two NCAA tournaments in his first two seasons at the helm. In his first seven campaigns at the University of Utah, he has enjoyed five 20 plus win seasons, two NCAA tournament runs and three NIT efforts. Quite a resume for Coach K i***
After Colorado Debacle & More Inconsistency, Sun Devil Hoops Faces Saturday Night Test in Salt LakeFeb 16, 2019 - 12:40 pm - J.B. Fuqua believed any obstacle could be overcome with dedicated on-going education creating increased awareness and capability. His sense of grit remains part of the culture at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Likewise, the W.P. Carey School of Business in Tempe is a story of visionaries, innovation and core leadership philosophies of excellence, impact, and integrity.
The Big Picture: Did Bobby Hurley’s Sun Devils “Turn the Corner” With Washington Win?Feb 12, 2019 - 04:11 pm - For years a steady drumbeat of inquiries from Arizona State Alumni, students, and Sun Devil fans alike has included:
1) When are we going to finally turn the corner?
2) When are we going to realize our true potential?
Seriously, why do we explode into the national spotlight like a rolling Monsoon Storm - then desiccate, drying up like the lower Salt River in the desert heat of August? T***
ZONE DEFENSE: How Bobby Hurley & ASU Hoops Can Overcome Their Nemesis VS WashingtonFeb 09, 2019 - 01:26 pm - Statistically speaking the best shooting percentages in basketball come from layups and shots taken in the paint. By implementing a zone defense, teams can pinch-in or pack the paint taking away driving lanes to the rim. Think Luguentz Dort being “pinched” by two or sometimes three defenders in the low post.
In one game Lu missed six layups not to mention quite a few resulting offensive f***
Feast, Famine, and the Buddha: ASU Basketball Coach Bobby Hurley Trending in the Wrong DirectionFeb 08, 2019 - 03:15 pm - "Many people picture the Buddha as being big and fat. The commercial imagery surrounding us say's so. At the same time, some lesser-known statues depict the Buddha as an emaciated, slow and even sickly figure. Truth is the historical Buddha was quite trim, agile, and elite. He picked his battles and actually consumed a steady balanced diet. ASU Basketball Coach Bobby Hurley needs a steady offense***
The Hunt for a Tourney Bid: Sun Devil Basketball Enters Final 9 Games Tonight Against WazzuFeb 07, 2019 - 02:40 pm - Right now, Washington and Arizona State are the only two Pac-12 teams predicted to qualify for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Arizona State is one of the “top eight” teams on the bubble along with Ohio State, University of Central Florida, Indiana, Alabama, St. John’s, Florida and Virginia Commonwealth University. Sun Devil Basketball is one of the Top 64 according to current predi***
A Night to Remember: Bobby Hurley’s Sun Devils Got the Cat Off Their BackFeb 05, 2019 - 01:50 pm - Vince Lombardi said, "If you are not fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm." That may be a bit extreme, but Sun Devil Basketball Coach Bobby Hurley was 0-6 against Arizona entering The Bank Thursday night and 25-37 in Pac-12 play. This was a must win for Coach Hurley anyway you want to look at it.
The word on Mill Avenue was before the day's shoot-around, Bobby Hurley assemble***
Potential & Performance: A Coaching Critique of ASU’s Bobby Hurley Heading into UofA GameJan 31, 2019 - 01:42 pm - We live in a culture and society obsessed with better, placing a huge focus upon winning right now. The primary determinant of success isn’t talent or experience; it’s mindset. ASU continues to fail to put games away which is becoming a trademark of Bobby Hurley’s tenure. I love Bobby’s passion, but his winning percentage is only 54 percent.
A person's success in life can usually be***
Frosh Phenom Luguentz Dort: Sun Devil Hoops Should Test The BrakesJan 30, 2019 - 11:24 am - The mental game counts for everything in high-level competitive sports. The mind, after all, controls the body. Think of the brain as the computer system and your belief system as the software. Luguentz Dort is gifted with natural athletic talent and has a smart head on his shoulders. But the software has a “mental virus.” Dort is thinking too much, hesitating, and forcing play rather than all***