Despite a 23-point performance and game-tying three-pointer by Tra Holder, ASU couldn't complete the comeback.
The Sun Devils have lost eight-straight meetings against the Ducks after Thursday's 75-68 loss.
When Bobby Hurley was hired as the next head coach for ASU men's basketball, he decided to bring with him two men who he worked alongside at the University at Buffalo.
The Sun Devils have struggled mightily against Pac-12 big men, and in the team's second meeting against the Wildcats, it was no different.
State Press breaks down the ASU men's basketball win over UCLA to complete Bobby Hurley's first weekend series sweep in the Pac-12.
Back-to-back clutch shots by Shannon Evans II and Tra Holder help ASU edge USC during the closing seconds.
Romello White, Tra Holder and Shannon Evans combined for 64 points in ASU's win over Washington State on Sunday afternoon.
After a Bobby Hurley contract extension and a remaining spot in the AP top 25, the Sun Devils failed to capture a victory over Washington.
Tra Holder and Shannon Evans II anchored ASU's win over Colorado, combined for 41 of team's 48 second-half points.
With the Pac-12 internally tearing itself apart, it doesn't seem likely the conference will succeed at the Big Dance.
Coming off the bench, Remy Martin, Mickey Mitchell and De'Quon Lake have accounted for 29 percent of ASU's scoring in conference play.
The Sun Devils leave Northern California on a high note after edging the University of California, Berkley 81-73.