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ASU set for tough road environment

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009
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Senior guard Jerren Shipp shoots over a Western Illinois defender earlier in the season at Wells Fargo Arena.(Scott Stuk | The State Press)

Last year’s meeting between the ASU men’s basketball team and BYU ended in controversy at the Stadium Shootout in Glendale.

Baylor's Carter too much for ASU

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Friday, December 4, 2009

It was déjà vu all over again for the ASU men’s basketball team.

Last season, the Sun Devils’ zone defense faltered in the second half against Baylor, giving up 56 points in the period.

Sun Devils seeking to avenge Baylor loss

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Thursday, December 3, 2009
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‘Lock’-ett Down: Freshman guard Trent Lockett goes up for a lay-up against Arkansas-Pine Bluff senior guard Tavaris Washington during ASU’s 74-57 win on Monday at Wells Fargo Arena. (matt pavelek | The State Press)

The matchup zone defense has become a trademark of the ASU men’s basketball team.

Power Rankings: UCLA struggling so far in ’09

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009
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UCLA coach Ben Howland and his team have had a rough start to the 2009-2010 season. The Bruins, who have been among the Pac-10’s elite in recent years, are just 2-4 so far.(MCT)

It’s hard to believe the college hoops season is already three weeks underway.

It’s never too early to see how things stand, so here are this week’s Pac-10 power rankings.

Abbott stung by injuries in early season

Published On:
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
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ASU senior center Eric Boateng drives to the basket during a game earlier this season at Wells Fargo Arena.(Matt Pavelek | The State Press)

ASU junior guard Ty Abbott still hadn’t fully recovered from his offseason knee surgery when he suffered a lacerated eyelid against LSU on Friday.