Arizona State Sun Devils men's basketball

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Arizona State Sun Devils
2015–16 Arizona State Sun Devils men's basketball team
Arizona State Sun Devils athletic logo
University Arizona State University
Conference Pac-12
Location Tempe, AZ
Head coach Bobby Hurley (1st year)
Arena Wells Fargo Arena
(Capacity: 10,754)
Nickname Sun Devils
Colors

Maroon and Gold

            
Uniforms
Kit body thinsidesonwhite.png
Home jersey
Kit shorts blanksides2.png
Team colours
Home
Kit body thingoldsides.png
Away jersey
Kit shorts goldsides.png
Team colours
Away
Kit body thingoldsides.png
Alternate jersey
Kit shorts goldsides.png
Team colours
Alternate
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1961, 1963, 1975
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1961, 1963, 1973, 1975, 1995
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1961, 1963, 1975, 1995, 2003, 2009
NCAA Tournament appearances
1958, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1973, 1975, 1980, 1981, 1991, 1995, 2003, 2009, 2014

The Arizona State Sun Devils men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Pacific-12 Conference.

The Arizona State Sun Devils have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 13 times, including 3 Elite Eights (1961, 1963, 1975). They have won 8 conference championships (4 WAC and 4 BOR) and finished in the final AP rankings 7 times. The highest national ranking the Sun Devils have achieved was #3 under Ned Wulk during the 1980–81 season when the starting lineup included Byron Scott, Fat Lever, and Alton Lister. Ned Wulk was the men's basketball coach from 1958 to 1982 and remains the most successful coach in the history of the program with a record of 406 – 272 (.599).

Arizona State appeared in the NAIA Men's Basketball National Tournament two years (1948 and 1953). Both years losing in the second round, leaving the NAIA with a tournament record of 2–2.

Arizona State is currently new head coach Bobby Hurley . Former coach Sendek, who stepped down as head coach of the North Carolina State Wolfpack to accept the head coaching job in 2006, was fired at the end of the 2014-15 season. During a somewhat successful career in Raleigh, Sendek led the Wolfpack to five consecutive NCAA Tournaments and was named Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Coach of the Year in 2004.[1] Sendek was credited for bringing a "basketball atmosphere" and level of excitement to Arizona State that had been absent for years. In his first four seasons at Arizona State, Sendek led the Sun Devils to three consecutive 20 win seasons, the 2009 Pac-10 conference tournament finals, and the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Thirty-six ASU Sun Devils have been selected in the NBA Draft, including James Harden, Byron Scott, Isaac Austin, Lafayette Lever, Alton Lister, Lionel Hollins, Sam Williams, Jeff Pendergraph, Stevin "Hedake" Smith, Mario Bennett, Tommy Smith, Ike Diogu, Eddie House. Freddie Lewis, and Joe Caldwell.[2]

Yearly records[edit]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
1920–21 George E. Cooper 9–2
1921–22 George E. Cooper 10–1
1922–23 Ernest C. Wills 5–3
1923–24 Aaron McCreary 1–1
1924–25 Aaron McCreary 4–7
1925–26 Aaron McCreary 9–3
1926–27 Aaron McCreary 6–6
1927–28 Aaron McCreary 10–5
1928–29 Aaron McCreary 3–10
1929–30 Aaron McCreary 3–10
1930–31 Ted Shipkey 12–6
1931–32 Ted Shipkey 6–12
1932–33 Ted Shipkey 7–10
1933–34 Rudy Lavik 11–10
1934–35 Rudy Lavik 6–10
1935–36 Earl Pomeroy 11–10
1936–37 Earl Pomeroy 9–11
1937–38 Earl Pomeroy 9–12
1938–39 Earl Pomeroy 13–13
1939–40 Rudy Lavik 8–11
1940–41 Rudy Lavik 8–12
1941–42 Rudy Lavik 10–6
1942–43 Rudy Lavik 11–7
1944–45 Rudy Lavik 2–2
1945–46 Rudy Lavik 12–15 6-7 5th
1946–47 Rudy Lavik 7–11 5-11 7th
1947–48 Rudy Lavik 13–11 9-7 3rd
1948–49 Bill Kajikawa 12–16
1949–50 Bill Kajikawa 12–14
1950–51 Bill Kajikawa 8–16 6-10 T-6th
1951–52 Bill Kajikawa 8–16 6-8 T-4
1952–53 Bill Kajikawa 13–12 10-4 3rd
1953–54 Bill Kajikawa 5–18 3-9 T-6th
1954–55 Bill Kajikawa 10–14 8-4 T-3rd
1955–56 Bill Kajikawa 10–16 5-7 6th
1956–57 Bill Kajikawa 10–15 4-6 4th
1957–58 Ned Wulk 13–13 8-2 1st
1958–59 Ned Wulk 17–9 7-3 T-1st
1959–60 Ned Wulk 16–7 7-3 T-2nd
1960–61 Ned Wulk 23–6 9-1 T-1st
1961–62 Ned Wulk 23–4 8-0 1st
1962–63 Ned Wulk 26–3 9-1 1st
1963–64 Ned Wulk 16–11 7-3 T-1st
1964–65 Ned Wulk 13–14 4-6 5th
1965–66 Ned Wulk 12–14 3-7 6th
1966–67 Ned Wulk 5–21 1-9 6th
1967–68 Ned Wulk 11–17 4-6 T-4th
1968–69 Ned Wulk 11–15 4-6 T-5th
1969–70 Ned Wulk 4–22 2-12 8th
1970–71 Ned Wulk 16–10 8-6 T-4th
1971–72 Ned Wulk 18–8 9-5 T-2nd
1972–73 Ned Wulk 19–9 10-4 1st
1973–74 Ned Wulk 18–9 9-5 T-2nd
1974–75 Ned Wulk 25–4 12-2 1st
1975–76 Ned Wulk 17–10 5-9 7th
1976–77 Ned Wulk 15–13 6-8 T-5th
1977–78 Ned Wulk 13–14 6-8 T-4th
1978–79 Ned Wulk 16–14 7-11 T-6th
1979–80 Ned Wulk 22–7 15-3 2nd
1980–81 Ned Wulk 24–4 16-2 2nd
1981–82 Ned Wulk 13–14 8-10 T-6th
1982–83 Bob Weinhauer 19–14 12-6 T-3rd
1983–84 Bob Weinhauer 13–15 8-10 T-5th
1984–85 Bob Weinhauer 12–16 7-11 7th
1985–86 Steve Patterson 14–14 8-10 T-5th
1986–87 Steve Patterson 11–17 6-12 T-8
1987–88 Steve Patterson 13–16 6-12 7th
1988–89 Steve Patterson, Bob Schermerhorn 12–16 5-13 7th
1989–90 Bill Frieder 15–16 6-12 7th
1990–91 Bill Frieder 20–10 10-8 3rd
1991–92 Bill Frieder 19–14 9-9 T-5th
1992–93 Bill Frieder 18–10 11-7 T-3rd
1993–94 Bill Frieder 15–13 10-8 T-4th
1994–95 Bill Frieder 24–9 12-6 3rd
1995–96 Bill Frieder 11–16 6-12 7th
1996–97 Bill Frieder 10–20 7-11 5th
1997–98 Don Newman 18–14 8-10 T-5th
1998–99 Rob Evans 14–16 6-12 9th
1999–00 Rob Evans 19–13 10-8 T-4th
2000–01 Rob Evans 13–16 5-13 6th
2001–02 Rob Evans 12-14 7-11 7th
2002–03 Rob Evans 19-11 11-7 4th
2003–04 Rob Evans 10–17 4-14 10th
2004–05 Rob Evans 18–13 7-11 6th
2005–06 Rob Evans 11–17 5-13 9th
2006–07 Herb Sendek 8–22 2-16 10th
2007–08 Herb Sendek 21–12 9-9 5th
2008–09 Herb Sendek 25–10 11-7 3rd
2009–10 Herb Sendek 22–11 12-6 2nd
2010–11 Herb Sendek 12–19 4–14 10th
2011–12 Herb Sendek 10–21 6–12 10th
2012–13 Herb Sendek 21–12 9–9 6th
2013–14 Herb Sendek 21–12 10–8 3rd
2014–15 Herb Sendek 17-14 9-9 T-5th
2015–16 Bobby Hurley
Total: 1218-1101 (.525)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

[3]

[4]

Record vs. Pac-12 opponents[edit]

Arizona State has the following all-time series records vs. Pac-12 opponents. They lead three opponents series and are just even with the California Bears.

Opponent Wins Losses Pct. Streak
Arizona 82 146 .358 ASU 1
Cal 37 37 .500 ASU 4
Colorado 4 5 .444 Colorado 1
Oregon 42 37 .532 Oregon 3
Oregon St. 42 39 .512 ASU 1
Stanford 32 45 .408 ASU 1
UCLA 19 64 .196 ASU 1
USC 37 53 .416 USC 1
Utah 20 30 .417 Utah 2
Washington 36 42 .408 ASU 1
Wash. St. 39 36 .527 WSU 1
  • Note all-time series includes non-conference matchups.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Sun Devils have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 14 times. Their combined record is 13–15.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1958 Round of 24 Idaho State L 68–72
1961 Round of 24
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Seattle
USC
Utah
W 72–70
W 86–71
L 80–88
1962 Round of 25 Utah State L 73–78
1963 Round of 25
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Utah State
UCLA
Oregon State
W 79–75 OT
W 93–78
L 65–83
1964 Round of 25 Utah State L 90–92
1973 Round of 25
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Oklahoma City
UCLA
Long Beach State
W 103–78
L 81–98
L 80–84
1975 Round of 32
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Alabama
UNLV
UCLA
W 97–94
W 84–81
L 75–89
1980 Round of 48
Round of 32
Loyola Marymount
Ohio State
W 99–71
L 75–89
1981 Round of 32 Kansas L 71–88
1991 Round of 64
Round of 32
Rutgers
Arkansas
W 79–76
L 90–97
1995 Round of 64
Round of 32
Sweet Sixteen
Ball State
Manhattan
Kentucky
W 81–66
W 64–54
L 73–97
2003 Round of 64
Round of 32
Memphis
Kansas
W 84–71
L 76–108
2009 Round of 64
Round of 32
Temple
Syracuse
W 66–57
L 67–78
2014 Round of 64 Texas L 85–87

NIT results[edit]

The Sun Devils have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) 13 times. Their combined record is 7–13.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1983 First Round
Second Round
Cal State Fullerton
TCU
W 87–83
L 76–78
1990 First Round Long Beach State L 71–86
1992 First Round
Second Round
UC Santa Barbara
Utah
W 71–65
L 58–80
1993 First Round Georgetown L 68–78
1994 First Round BYU L 67–74
1998 First Round Hawaiʻi L 73–90
2000 First Round
Second Round
New Mexico State
North Carolina State
W 83–77
L 57–60
2002 First Round UNLV L 91–96
2005 First Round UNLV L 78–89
2008 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Alabama State
Southern Illinois
Florida
W 64–53
W 65–51
L 57–70
2010 First Round Jacksonville L 66–67
2013 First Round
Second Round
Detroit
Baylor
W 83–68
L 86–89
2015 First Round
Second Round
Connecticut
Richmond
W 68–61
L 70–76 OT

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Herb Sendek". 
  2. ^ "ASU players drafted into the NBA". 
  3. ^ 2012-13 Arizona State Sun Devils men's basketball records. Retrieved 2013-Nov-19.
  4. ^ [1].Sports-Reference. Retrieved 2015-Mar-9.

External links[edit]