Arizona State takes late lead, stuns No. 1 Kansas

Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham slam-dunks the ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham slam-dunks the ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham slam-dunks the ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham slam-dunks the ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham slam-dunks the ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham slam-dunks the ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham reacts a making a basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham reacts a making a basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort dives to the basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort dives to the basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after the Sun Devils beat Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after the Sun Devils beat Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (center) celebrates with his teammates after beating Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (center) celebrates with his teammates after beating Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State celebrates their win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State celebrates their win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas guard Lagerald Vick missas a field goal against ASU late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas guard Lagerald Vick missas a field goal against ASU late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State recovers a loose ball as Rob Edwards and Kansas guard Devon Dotson chase late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State recovers a loose ball as Rob Edwards and Kansas guard Devon Dotson chase late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas throws the ball away against Arizona State late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas throws the ball away against Arizona State late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort drives to the basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort drives to the basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State recovers a loose ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State recovers a loose ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after defeating Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after defeating Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin (back, center) stands on the scoring table celebrating their win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin (back, center) stands on the scoring table celebrating their win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after the Sun Devils defeated Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after the Sun Devils defeated Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin makes the final basket of the game over Kansas guard Devon Dotson in the second
 half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin makes the final basket of the game over Kansas guard Devon Dotson in the second
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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham celebrates a basket against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham celebrates a basket against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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The Arizona State bench celebrates their comeback win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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The Arizona State bench celebrates their comeback win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after defeating Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State fans rush the court after defeating Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State's Rob Edwards and Remy Martin celebrate after forcing a Kansas turnover late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State’s Rob Edwards and Remy Martin celebrate after forcing a Kansas turnover late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort celebrates their win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort celebrates their win over Kansas on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin celebrates a basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin celebrates a basket against Kansas in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas guard Charlie Moore shoots a scores past Arizona State guard Rob Edwards in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas guard Charlie Moore shoots a scores past Arizona State guard Rob Edwards in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson is triple teammed by the Arizona State defense in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson is triple teammed by the Arizona State defense in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official against Kansas in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official against Kansas in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort steals the ball away from Kansas forward David McCormack in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort steals the ball away from Kansas forward David McCormack in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas guard Marcus Garrett battles for the rebound with Arizona State's De'Quon Lake and Taeshon Cherry (right) in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Kansas guard Marcus Garrett battles for the rebound with Arizona State’s De’Quon Lake and Taeshon Cherry (right) in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort steals the ball away from Kansas forward David McCormack in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort steals the ball away from Kansas forward David McCormack in the first half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Vanderbilt's Aaron Nesmith (24) knocks the ball away from Arizona State forward Romello White (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Vanderbilt’s Aaron Nesmith (24) knocks the ball away from Arizona State forward Romello White (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Arizona State players Rob Edwards (2), Luguentz Dort (0), Remy Martin (1) and Kimani Lawrence (14) watch as a Vanderbilt player shoots a technical foul in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Arizona State players Rob Edwards (2), Luguentz Dort (0), Remy Martin (1) and Kimani Lawrence (14) watch as a Vanderbilt player shoots a technical foul in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin (1) drives against Vanderbilt guard Maxwell Evans (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin (1) drives against Vanderbilt guard Maxwell Evans (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin, left, falls after driving against Vanderbilt guard Maxwell Evans (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin, left, falls after driving against Vanderbilt guard Maxwell Evans (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Vanderbilt forward Matt Ryan (32) tries to control the ball as he is defended by Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham (45) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Vanderbilt forward Matt Ryan (32) tries to control the ball as he is defended by Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham (45) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin (1) tries to stop Vanderbilt guard Maxwell Evans (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Arizona State guard Remy Martin (1) tries to stop Vanderbilt guard Maxwell Evans (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley cheers on his players in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley cheers on his players in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) reacts after the Sun Devils defeated the Georgia Bulldogs  at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) reacts after the Sun Devils defeated the Georgia Bulldogs at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs forward E'Torrion Wilridge (13) and forward Rayshaun Hammonds (20) shown on the bench after being defeated by the Arizona State Sun Devils at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs forward E’Torrion Wilridge (13) and forward Rayshaun Hammonds (20) shown on the bench after being defeated by the Arizona State Sun Devils at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) reacts with guard Luguentz Dort (0) (right) after the Sun Devils defeated the Georgia Bulldogs  at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) reacts with guard Luguentz Dort (0) (right) after the Sun Devils defeated the Georgia Bulldogs at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Luguentz Dort (0) (center) is hugged by teammates after the Sun Devils defeated the Georgia Bulldogs  at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Luguentz Dort (0) (center) is hugged by teammates after the Sun Devils defeated the Georgia Bulldogs at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Rob Edwards (2) has the ball knocked away from him by Georgia Bulldogs forward Rayshaun Hammonds (20) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Rob Edwards (2) has the ball knocked away from him by Georgia Bulldogs forward Rayshaun Hammonds (20) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) loses the ball to the defense of Georgia Bulldogs guard Tyree Crump (4) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) loses the ball to the defense of Georgia Bulldogs guard Tyree Crump (4) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) tries to pass around Georgia Bulldogs forward Nicolas Claxton (33) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) tries to pass around Georgia Bulldogs forward Nicolas Claxton (33) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) tries to dribble past Georgia Bulldogs guard Tyree Crump (4) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Remy Martin (1) tries to dribble past Georgia Bulldogs guard Tyree Crump (4) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Luguentz Dort (0) goes to the basket past Georgia Bulldogs forward Nicolas Claxton (33) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Luguentz Dort (0) goes to the basket past Georgia Bulldogs forward Nicolas Claxton (33) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Tre'Shawn Thurman (0) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Tre’Shawn Thurman (0) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) box out Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) under the basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) box out Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) under the basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Kimani Lawrence (14) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Caleb Martin (10) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Kimani Lawrence (14) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Caleb Martin (10) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) box out Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) under the basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) box out Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) under the basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Nevada Wolf Pack guard Jazz Johnson (22) defends Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) under the basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Nevada Wolf Pack guard Jazz Johnson (22) defends Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) under the basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) grabs a rebound in the first half of the game against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) grabs a rebound in the first half of the game against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Nevada Wolf Pack forward Jordan Caroline (24) defends Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Nevada Wolf Pack forward Jordan Caroline (24) defends Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Kimani Lawrence (14) is fouled by Nevada Wolf Pack forward Trey Porter (15) as he goes for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Kimani Lawrence (14) is fouled by Nevada Wolf Pack forward Trey Porter (15) as he goes for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;Arizona State Sun Devils forward Kimani Lawrence (14) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;Arizona State Sun Devils forward Kimani Lawrence (14) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Tre'Shawn Thurman (0) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Romello White (23) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Tre’Shawn Thurman (0) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Nevada Wolf Pack guard Jazz Johnson (22) defends Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) as he shoots the ball in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Nevada Wolf Pack guard Jazz Johnson (22) defends Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) as he shoots the ball in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Rob Edwards (2) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Rob Edwards (2) gets past Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) and forward Caleb Martin (10) for a basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) and head coach Bobby Hurley watch from the bench as guard Luguentz Dort (0) steals the ball and takes it down court in the first half of the game against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) and head coach Bobby Hurley watch from the bench as guard Luguentz Dort (0) steals the ball and takes it down court in the first half of the game against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Nevada Wolf Pack head coach Eric Musselman questions a foul call in the first half of the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Nevada Wolf Pack head coach Eric Musselman questions a foul call in the first half of the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) and head coach Bobby Hurley watch from the bench as guard Luguentz Dort (0) steals the ball and takes it down court in the first half of the game against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) and head coach Bobby Hurley watch from the bench as guard Luguentz Dort (0) steals the ball and takes it down court in the first half of the game against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) and forward Kimani Lawrence (14) pressure Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) as he takes it down court in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) and forward Kimani Lawrence (14) pressure Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) as he takes it down court in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Nevada Wolf Pack head coach Eric Musselman looks on in the first half of the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Nevada Wolf Pack head coach Eric Musselman looks on in the first half of the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) guards Nevada Wolf Pack guard Corey Henson (2) in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) guards Nevada Wolf Pack guard Corey Henson (2) in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) and forward Kimani Lawrence (14) pressure Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) as he takes it down court in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Zylan Cheatham (45) and forward Kimani Lawrence (14) pressure Nevada Wolf Pack forward Cody Martin (11) as he takes it down court in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) guards Nevada Wolf Pack guard Corey Henson (2) in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Dec 7, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils forward Taeshon Cherry (35) guards Nevada Wolf Pack guard Corey Henson (2) in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence goes up for a rebound against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence goes up for a rebound against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort fights for the ball against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort fights for the ball against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry sets up on offense against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry sets up on offense against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Romello White drives to the basket against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Romello White drives to the basket against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham sets up on defense against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham sets up on defense against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham runs onto the court before the game against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham runs onto the court before the game against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry grimaces in pain in the first half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry grimaces in pain in the first half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Texas Southern head coach Johnny Jones watches during the first half against Arizona State on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Texas Southern head coach Johnny Jones watches during the first half against Arizona State on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort drives downcourt against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort drives downcourt against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley yells after a call in the second half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley yells after a call in the second half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley yells after a call in the second half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley yells after a call in the second half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Romello White attempts a layup against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Romello White attempts a layup against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort sets up on offense against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort sets up on offense against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham drives downcourt against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham drives downcourt against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with a referee in the second half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with a referee in the second half against Texas Southern on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham drives downcourt against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham drives downcourt against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the second half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham looks to the basket against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham looks to the basket against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort fights for the ball against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort fights for the ball against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort attempts a shot against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort dunks against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort dunks against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence goes up for a rebound against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence goes up for a rebound against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham looks to make a play against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham looks to make a play against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort fights for the ball against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort fights for the ball against Texas Southern in the first half on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

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Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort gives a high five to De'Quon Lake during the first half of their game against Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort gives a high five to De’Quon Lake during the first half of their game against Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort watches as ASU's student body does Devils' Up against Nebraska Omaha during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort watches as ASU’s student body does Devils’ Up against Nebraska Omaha during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's student body does Devils' Up against Nebraska Omaha during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s student body does Devils’ Up against Nebraska Omaha during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort puts up a shot against Nebraska Omaha during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort puts up a shot against Nebraska Omaha during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Taeshon Cherry takes a shot during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Taeshon Cherry takes a shot during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Bobby Hurley cautions his team during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Bobby Hurley cautions his team during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Bobby Hurley talks to  freshman Taeshon Cherry during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Bobby Hurley talks to freshman Taeshon Cherry during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Zylan Cheatham drives to the basket against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Zylan Cheatham drives to the basket against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Zylan Cheatham runs the court against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Zylan Cheatham runs the court against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort runs through a sea of fans before the first half of their game in Tempe with Nebraska Omaha Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort runs through a sea of fans before the first half of their game in Tempe with Nebraska Omaha Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

An Arizona State University cheerleader entertains during a timeout during their game with against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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An Arizona State University cheerleader entertains during a timeout during their game with against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort  puts up a shot against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort puts up a shot against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Bobby Hurley talks to his team during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Bobby Hurley talks to his team during their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

An Arizona State University cheerleader entertains during a timeout during their game with against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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An Arizona State University cheerleader entertains during a timeout during their game with against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's student section tries to distract a Nebraska Omaha player shooting free throws during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s student section tries to distract a Nebraska Omaha player shooting free throws during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort  puts up a shot against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort puts up a shot against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Zylan Cheatham slams one home against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Zylan Cheatham slams one home against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Romello White drives to the basket against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Romello White drives to the basket against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University freshman Taeshon Cherry rings the bell after their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University freshman Taeshon Cherry rings the bell after their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Zylan Cheatham greets fans basket  after their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Zylan Cheatham greets fans basket after their game against Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University plays defense against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University plays defense against Nebraska Omaha during the second half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's mascot Sparky leads the student section during the first half of their game with Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s mascot Sparky leads the student section during the first half of their game with Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's mascot Sparky stands for the National Anthem with the team before their game with Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s mascot Sparky stands for the National Anthem with the team before their game with Nebraska Omaha in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort goes up and under the basket against Omaha's Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort goes up and under the basket against Omaha’s Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Kimani Lawrence drives to the basket against Omaha's Zach Jackson during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Kimani Lawrence drives to the basket against Omaha’s Zach Jackson during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Kimani Lawrence puts up a shot against Omaha's Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Kimani Lawrence puts up a shot against Omaha’s Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort goes for a rebound against Omaha's Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort goes for a rebound against Omaha’s Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Luguentz Dort gets a piece of the ball against Omaha's JT Gibson during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Luguentz Dort gets a piece of the ball against Omaha’s JT Gibson during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's Zylan Cheatham drives to the basket against Nebraska Omaha Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s Zylan Cheatham drives to the basket against Nebraska Omaha Matt Pile during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State University's head coach Bobby Hurley gets animated as Nebraska Omaha keeps it close during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28,  2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

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Arizona State University’s head coach Bobby Hurley gets animated as Nebraska Omaha keeps it close during the first half of their game in Tempe, Wednesday, Nov.28, 2018. Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Darryl Webb/Special for the Republic

Arizona State's Romello White blocks a shot by Utah State's John Knight III during the first half of the MGM Resorts Main Event Tournament championship game.

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Arizona State’s Romello White blocks a shot by Utah State’s John Knight III during the first half of the MGM Resorts Main Event Tournament championship game.

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Arizona State's De'Quon Lake celebrates after scoring against Utah State during the first half of the MGM Resorts Main Event Tournament final on Nov. 21.

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Arizona State’s De’Quon Lake celebrates after scoring against Utah State during the first half of the MGM Resorts Main Event Tournament final on Nov. 21.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) attempts a shot over Mississippi State's Reggie Perry (1) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) attempts a shot over Mississippi State’s Reggie Perry (1) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) celebrates after scoring against Mississippi State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) celebrates after scoring against Mississippi State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley yells toward the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley yells toward the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Mississippi State's Aric Holman (35) dunks against Arizona State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Mississippi State’s Aric Holman (35) dunks against Arizona State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Mississippi State's Quinndary Weatherspoon (11) and Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) vie for the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Mississippi State’s Quinndary Weatherspoon (11) and Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) vie for the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Mississippi State's Robert Woodard II (12) dunks over Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Mississippi State’s Robert Woodard II (12) dunks over Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Mississippi State's Aric Holman (35) dunks over Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas.

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Mississippi State’s Aric Holman (35) dunks over Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) fouls Mississippi State's Aric Holman (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) fouls Mississippi State’s Aric Holman (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona State won 72-67.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) shoots over Mississippi State's Tyson Carter (23) and Aric Holman (35) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) shoots over Mississippi State’s Tyson Carter (23) and Aric Holman (35) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Mississippi State's Aric Holman (35) shoots around Arizona State's Romello White (23) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Mississippi State’s Aric Holman (35) shoots around Arizona State’s Romello White (23) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots around Mississippi State's Abdul Ado (24) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots around Mississippi State’s Abdul Ado (24) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) drives through Mississippi State's Abdul Ado (24) and Reggie Perry during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) drives through Mississippi State’s Abdul Ado (24) and Reggie Perry during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) attempts a shot over Mississippi State's Reggie Perry (1) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) attempts a shot over Mississippi State’s Reggie Perry (1) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) fouls Mississippi State's Robert Woodard II during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) fouls Mississippi State’s Robert Woodard II during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) shoots around Mississippi State's Abdul Ado (24) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) shoots around Mississippi State’s Abdul Ado (24) during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) and Kimani Lawrence (14) jump for a rebound against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) and Kimani Lawrence (14) jump for a rebound against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) passes out of a Long Beach State double-team during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) passes out of a Long Beach State double-team during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against Long Beach State's Ron Freeman (1) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against Long Beach State’s Ron Freeman (1) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Long Beach State's Deishuan Booker (15) dives to try and save a loose ball against Arizona State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Long Beach State’s Deishuan Booker (15) dives to try and save a loose ball against Arizona State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) goes up for a reverse layup against Long Beach State's Mason Riggins (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) goes up for a reverse layup against Long Beach State’s Mason Riggins (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's De'Quon Lake (32) dunks the ball against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s De’Quon Lake (32) dunks the ball against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's De'Quon Lake (32) dunks the ball against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s De’Quon Lake (32) dunks the ball against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's De'Quon Lake (32) dunks the ball against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s De’Quon Lake (32) dunks the ball against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) has a ball bounce off his head against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) has a ball bounce off his head against Long Beach State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against Long Beach State's KJ Byers (4) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against Long Beach State’s KJ Byers (4) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) reacts after dunking the ball against Long Beach State's KJ Byers (4) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) reacts after dunking the ball against Long Beach State’s KJ Byers (4) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) calls out to his teammates during the second half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) calls out to his teammates during the second half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) defends Long Beach State's Deishuan Booker (15) during the second half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) defends Long Beach State’s Deishuan Booker (15) during the second half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Romello White (23) shoots a hook shot over Long Beach State's Mason Riggins (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Romello White (23) shoots a hook shot over Long Beach State’s Mason Riggins (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) and De'Quon Lake (32) lift up Zylan Cheatham (45) after he draws a foul during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) and De’Quon Lake (32) lift up Zylan Cheatham (45) after he draws a foul during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) and Luguentz Dort (0) contest a shot from Long Beach State's Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) and Luguentz Dort (0) contest a shot from Long Beach State’s Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) and Long Beach State's Mason Riggins (5) chase down a loose ball during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) and Long Beach State’s Mason Riggins (5) chase down a loose ball during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) runs past Long Beach State's Mason Riggins (5) after a steal during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) runs past Long Beach State’s Mason Riggins (5) after a steal during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) passes the ball to a teammate against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) passes the ball to a teammate against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against Long Beach State's Temidayo Yusuf (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against Long Beach State’s Temidayo Yusuf (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) goes up for a layup past Long Beach State's Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) goes up for a layup past Long Beach State’s Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) draws a shooting foul on Long Beach State's Breamon Richard (20) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) draws a shooting foul on Long Beach State’s Breamon Richard (20) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) defends Long Beach State's Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) defends Long Beach State’s Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley sends in Kimani Lawrence during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley sends in Kimani Lawrence during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley talks with Remy Martin as he enters the game during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley talks with Remy Martin as he enters the game during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) shoots a free throw against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) shoots a free throw against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) defends Long Beach State's Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) defends Long Beach State’s Deishuan Booker (15) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) turns up court against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) turns up court against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley argues with an official during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) goes up for a dunk against Long Beach State's Mason Riggins (5) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) goes up for a dunk against Long Beach State’s Mason Riggins (5) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) goes up for a reverse layup against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) goes up for a reverse layup against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) receives an inbound pass against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) receives an inbound pass against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) drives past Long Beach State's KJ Byers (4) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) drives past Long Beach State’s KJ Byers (4) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) drives past Long Beach State's Jordan Roberts (2) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) drives past Long Beach State’s Jordan Roberts (2) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) reacts to an out-of-bounds call during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) reacts to an out-of-bounds call during the first half against Long Beach State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) shoots against Long Beach State's Drew Cobb (3) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) shoots against Long Beach State’s Drew Cobb (3) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Romelo White (23) drunks the ball against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Romelo White (23) drunks the ball against Long Beach State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) shoots against Long Beach State's Ron Freeman (1) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) shoots against Long Beach State’s Ron Freeman (1) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 12, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) slams home the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) slams home the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) dribbles up the court during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) dribbles up the court during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State plays McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State plays McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) shoots a three pointer against McNeese State's Roydell Brown (22) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) shoots a three pointer against McNeese State’s Roydell Brown (22) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's De'quon Lake (32) shoots against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s De’quon Lake (32) shoots against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) drives the lane against McNeese State's Kevin Hunt (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) drives the lane against McNeese State’s Kevin Hunt (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) nearly collides into the scorer's table during the second half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) nearly collides into the scorer’s table during the second half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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McNeese State's head coach Heath Schroyer argues with an official after the ball is called out on his team during the second half against Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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McNeese State’s head coach Heath Schroyer argues with an official after the ball is called out on his team during the second half against Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Kimani Lawrence (14) shoots against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) goes up for a layup against McNeese during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) goes up for a layup against McNeese during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) reacts to have a foul called on him against McNeese during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) reacts to have a foul called on him against McNeese during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) celebrates with Luguentz Dort (0) after Dort hit a three pointer against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) celebrates with Luguentz Dort (0) after Dort hit a three pointer against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) celebrates with Luguentz Dort (0) after Dort hit a three pointer against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) celebrates with Luguentz Dort (0) after Dort hit a three pointer against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) and Zylan Cheatham (45) trap McNeese State's Kevin Hunt (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) and Zylan Cheatham (45) trap McNeese State’s Kevin Hunt (5) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup against McNeese State's James Harvey (2) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup against McNeese State’s James Harvey (2) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup against McNeese State's James Harvey (2) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup against McNeese State’s James Harvey (2) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup against McNeese State's James Harvey (2) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup against McNeese State’s James Harvey (2) during the second half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) celebrates with teammate Kyle Feit after Feit scored during the second half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) celebrates with teammate Kyle Feit after Feit scored during the second half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) makes a layup past McNeese State's Kevin Hunt (5) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) makes a layup past McNeese State’s Kevin Hunt (5) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) yells out while defending McNeese State's Trey Touchet (14) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) yells out while defending McNeese State’s Trey Touchet (14) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) defends McNeese State's James Harvey (2) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) defends McNeese State’s James Harvey (2) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley reacts to a call during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley reacts to a call during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley reacts to a call during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley reacts to a call during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley reacts to a call during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley reacts to a call during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) leads the team onto the court during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) leads the team onto the court during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) leads the team onto the court during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) leads the team onto the court during the first half against McNeese State at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) splits McNeese State's Kevin Hunt (5) and Trey Touchet (14) on his way to the hoop at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Remy Martin (1) splits McNeese State’s Kevin Hunt (5) and Trey Touchet (14) on his way to the hoop at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Taeshon Cherry (35) dunks the ball against McNeese State during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) makes a contested layup against McNeese State's Trey Touchet (14) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) makes a contested layup against McNeese State’s Trey Touchet (14) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) drives against McNeese State's Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) drives against McNeese State’s Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham (45) drives to the basket against McNeese State's Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Zylan Cheatham (45) drives to the basket against McNeese State’s Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Vitaliy Shibel (10) challenges a shot from McNeese State's Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Vitaliy Shibel (10) challenges a shot from McNeese State’s Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup past McNeese State's Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) makes a layup past McNeese State’s Will Robinson (24) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's head coach Bobby Hurley watches guard Luguentz Dort (0) try to break down the McNeese defense during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s head coach Bobby Hurley watches guard Luguentz Dort (0) try to break down the McNeese defense during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's head coach Bobby Hurley watches guard Luguentz Dort (0) try to break down the McNeese defense during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s head coach Bobby Hurley watches guard Luguentz Dort (0) try to break down the McNeese defense during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State's Luguentz Dort (0) passes away from the defense of McNeese State's Trey Touchet (14) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Arizona State’s Luguentz Dort (0) passes away from the defense of McNeese State’s Trey Touchet (14) during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. on November 9, 2018.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots against forward Josh Pitts (24) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots against forward Josh Pitts (24) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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(L-R) Forward Kimani Lawrence (14) of the Arizona State Sun Devils, forward Davon Clare (5) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans, forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils and forward Amel Kuljuhovic (22) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans look for a rebound at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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(L-R) Forward Kimani Lawrence (14) of the Arizona State Sun Devils, forward Davon Clare (5) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans, forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils and forward Amel Kuljuhovic (22) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans look for a rebound at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots against forward Davon Clare (5) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots against forward Davon Clare (5) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots a three-pointer against guard Khalil Ahmad (14) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots a three-pointer against guard Khalil Ahmad (14) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dribbles against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dribbles against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils is fouled by guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils is fouled by guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils shoots against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Kyle Allman (0) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against forward De'Quon Lake (32) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Kyle Allman (0) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against forward De’Quon Lake (32) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Amel Kuljuhovic (22) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans and forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils reach for the ball at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Amel Kuljuhovic (22) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans and forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils reach for the ball at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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An Arizona State Sun Devil cheerleader flips her hair during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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An Arizona State Sun Devil cheerleader flips her hair during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Zylan Cheatham (45) of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a missed shot for a foul against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Zylan Cheatham (45) of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a missed shot for a foul against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward De'Quon Lake (32) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dunks against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward De’Quon Lake (32) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dunks against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a call during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a call during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a call during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a call during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Rob Edwards (2) of the Arizona State Sun Devils drives to the basket against forward Amel Kuljuhovic (22) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Rob Edwards (2) of the Arizona State Sun Devils drives to the basket against forward Amel Kuljuhovic (22) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans reaches for a rebound against forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans reaches for a rebound against forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Kimani Lawrence (14) of the Arizona State Sun Devils motions during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Kimani Lawrence (14) of the Arizona State Sun Devils motions during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a three-point play against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts following a three-point play against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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The Arizona State Sun Devils react following a three-point play against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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The Arizona State Sun Devils react following a three-point play against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Dedrique Taylor of the Cal State Fullerton Titans motions during the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Dedrique Taylor of the Cal State Fullerton Titans motions during the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils rings the victory bell following Arizona State's double overtime win against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils rings the victory bell following Arizona State’s double overtime win against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Jamal Smith (1) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against forward Kimani Lawrence (14) and forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Jamal Smith (1) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against forward Kimani Lawrence (14) and forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Arizona State Sun Devils stands prior to the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Arizona State Sun Devils stands prior to the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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The Arizona State Sun Devils take the court against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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The Arizona State Sun Devils take the court against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Kyle Allman (0) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans drives to the basket against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Kyle Allman (0) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans drives to the basket against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Kyle Allman (0) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Kyle Allman (0) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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The Arizona State Sun Devils take the court against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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The Arizona State Sun Devils take the court against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Rob Edwards (2) and forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils high-five following a basket against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Rob Edwards (2) and forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils high-five following a basket against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Jamal Smith (1) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans during the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Jamal Smith (1) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans during the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Khalil Ahmad (14) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against forward Mickey Mitchell (3) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Khalil Ahmad (14) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans shoots against forward Mickey Mitchell (3) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans drives to the basket against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans drives to the basket against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans drives to the basket against Rob Edwards (2) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Austen Awosika (10) of the Cal State Fullerton Titans drives to the basket against Rob Edwards (2) of the Arizona State Sun Devils at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Mickey Mitchell (3) of the Arizona State Sun Devils during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Mickey Mitchell (3) of the Arizona State Sun Devils during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Head coach Bobby Hurley of the Arizona State Sun Devils applauds during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dunks against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dunks against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dunks against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Forward Romello White (23) of the Arizona State Sun Devils dunks against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils drives to the basket against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Luguentz Dort (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils drives to the basket against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Rob Edwards (2) of the Arizona State Sun Devils during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Guard Rob Edwards (2) of the Arizona State Sun Devils during the game against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Arizona State head football Herm Edwards during the game between the Arizona State Sun Devils and the Cal State Fullerton Titans at Wells Fargo Arena on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.

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Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham slam-dunks the ball against Kansas late in the second half on Dec. 22 at Wells Fargo Arena.

Kansas entered Wells Fargo Arena the No. 1 team in the country, but left with a 80-76 loss to No. 18 Arizona State Saturday night.

It is the second time in two seasons the Sun Devils have upset the Jayhawks. Last year, it happened in Allen Fieldhouse when the Jayhawks were ranked No. 2.

Saturday’s upset looked unlikely for most of the game.

Kansas opened the game with back-to-back 3-pointers and the Sun Devils spent the next 37 minutes play from behind. ASU took its first lead with 2 minutes to play when Remy Martin hit a runner in the paint.

Kansas tied the game at 76-all, only to have Martin do it again.

Down 78-76, the Jayhawks had a chance to get the tie or win, but instead turned the ball over with an over-and-back. 

ASU (9-2) iced the game with two more free throws for final score.

Rob Edwards led ASU with 15 points, while Zylan Cheatham and Luguentz Dort each put in 13. 

Kansas was led by Dedric Lawson with 30.

It is only the second time ASU has defeated a top-ranked team. The other game at Oregon State in 1981.

Tied up

Kansas did was Arizona State was unable to — made two free throws.

Tie game 76-76 with 1:11 to play. 

Can the Sun Devils upset the Jayhawks for the second straight season?

Sun Devils lead

Rob Edwards hit a jumper to give the Sun Devils their first lead of the game with 2 minutes to play.

After a defensive stop, the Arizona State has a chance to add to the lead, but Luguentz Dort missed a pair of free-throw attempts. 

SUN DEVILS up 76-74 with 1:17 to play.

Remy runner

Arizona State’s Remy Martin hit a runner in the paint and cut Kansas’ lead to a single point, 74-73.

The only time the Sun Devils were closer was at the opening tip. 

Kansas started the game with back-to-back 3s and led 6-0 before ASU got on the board. 

Crowded in here

The crowd of 14,594 fans is the third largest in Wells Fargo Arena history. Among those in attendance were Michael Phelps and Grant Hill.

Lagerald Vick converted a four-point play with just under 5 minutes remaining to give No. 1 Kansas a push in its battle with Arizona State.

The Jayhawks up are 74-69 with 3:48 to play.

Cheatham stepping up

Arizona State forward Zylan Cheatham scored five points in the first half, but is up to 13 now.

He is 5-for-8 shooting and 3-for-7 from the free-throw line. He is the only Sun Devil to reach double-digits.

Meanwhile, Kansas has Dedric Lawson (28), Devon Dotson (12), and Lagerald Vick (10).

Kansas leads 67-65 with 5:44 to play.

Keeping it close

Arizona State has kept the game close, but has been unable to completely close the gap. 

The Sun Devils currently trail No. 1 Kansas 56-51 with 10:33 to play.

At one point the Sun Devils trailed 43-40. Later it was 49-45. 

In the first half, the Jayhawks led by 12, 39-27. 

Off the bench

Kansas isn’t getting much from its bench. The Jayhawk starters have scored all but two of the team’s points. David McCormack has been the only Kansas reserve to break into the scoring column. 

Meanwhile, Arizona State has 13 points from its bench, including eight from Taeshon Cherry. 

Kansas up 49-45 with 13 minutes to play.

Layups — harder than they look?

Arizona State is 0-6 on layups to start the second half. 

All of the looks by the Sun Devils have been contested, but that’s still a lot of misses. 

What makes the picture worse is the Sun Devils aren’t even converting on their second-chances. A trip to the free-throw line has been the consolation prize more than once, but down 43-40 to Kansas, the it’s hard not to look at missed layups and free throws (11-for-19) as part of the problem.

At the half

Kansas leads Arizona State 39-31 at the half. 

It could a lot worse for the Sun Devils, who are shooting just 29 percent for the game. 

ASU has been out-rebounded 23-22.

Numbers game

Arizona State’s high scorer is Luguentz Dort with seven points.

Meanwhile, Kansas is led by Dedric Lawson with 18. Lawson is 8-for-10 from the floor. He is perfect beyond the arc (1-1) and from the free-throw line (1-1). After Lawson, no Jayhawk has more than seven.

At the line

Arizona State is getting to the free-throw line twice as often as Kansas. The Sun Devils are 7-for-10, while the Jayhawks are 3-for-3. 

Kansas beyond the arc — 4-for-10 compared to 4-for-13 for ASU.

Still Jayhawks lead 39-27.

This is a game

Luguenz Dort and Taeshon Cherry hit 3-pointers as Arizona State cuts the Kansas lead to a point. It’s short-lived as the Jayhawks lead 28-23 with 7:44 left in the half. 

9 minutes in

Two things have been established — Kansas knows how to play basketball and its fans know how to travel. 

Cheers of K-U are dominating the arena as the Jayhawks are up 22-15.

Remy Martin leads the Sun Devils with 4 points, but it was a 3-pointer by Taeshon Cherry that really got the Arizona State crowd excited.

The first 4+

Kansas took a 6-0 lead behind back-to-back 3-pointers, but 2 minutes in, the Sun Devils began to find their stride. A pair of defensive stops and lay-ups on the other end, cut the lead to a pair. 

The Jayhawks added another 3-point play — this one the and-1 variety courtesy of Dedric Lawson.

Cheatham made a pair of free throws, but with 15:43 to play in the half, Jayhawks up 13-6.

Tip-off

Kansas Starters — Marcus Garrrett, Quentin Grimes, Devon Dotson, Lagerald Vick, Dedric Lawson.

Sun Devils starters — Luguentz Dort, Zylan Cheatham, Remy Martin, Romello White, Kimani Lawrence.

Also Michelle Phelps is in the house.

Saturday’s game

No. 1 Kansas at No. 18 Arizona State

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Wells Fargo Arena.

TV: ESPN2.

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