Oregon State vs. Arizona State / 3:30, Gill Coliseum / TV on FSN
The Beavers, now 2-2 in Pac-10 conference play after defeating Arizona, will look to move above .500 today against Arizona State, one of the most consistent teams the conference has to offer.
The Sun Devlis are 13-5 on the year under head coach Herb Sendek, and have rebounded from losing their opening two conference games to win the last three.
They've won those three games in convincing fashion, too. They defeated Washington by 17, Washington State by 25, and Oregon by 19 on Thursday at Mac Court.
Those who follow the Arizona State program will tell you that the Sun Devils were living and dying by the three point shot earlier in the year, which led to the two early conference losses. But some tweaks to the offense have the Sun Devils playing multidimensional basketball:
"We've really changed how we're approaching games," Glasser told The Arizona Republic. "Instead of slowing it down and running a set, we want to score in transition every time down if we can. We're really looking to push the ball and that's going to pay dividends against that zone."
Here's a look at ASU's leaders:
Rihards Kuksiks - 6-6 JR - 12.6 ppg
Derek Glasser - 6-1 SR - 10.9 ppg, 5 apg
Ty Abbott - 6-3 JR - 9.4 ppg
Jamelle McMillan - 6-2 JR - 7.9 ppg
Trent Lockett - 6-4 FR - 7.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg
Eric Boateng - 6-10 SR - 7.6 ppg, 6.3 rpg
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