With how up-and-down every Pac-10 team has been this season, beating a team three times in one year might be considered an even bigger accomplishment this year.
“As the higher seed in the evening session, Arizona State earned the right to extra recovery time should it advance to Friday’s semifinal,” the conference said in a released statement. “With one less play-in game in this year’s tournament, the Conference determined that the adjustment to the bracket was necessary for this year.”
Derek Glasser initially was going to walk on to the USC basketball program. Instead, he came to ASU and became one of the school's all-time greats.
Attitude, team-centeredness and effort are the three words ASU coach Herb Sendek used to describe senior center Eric Boateng.